nasalize

verb
na·​sal·​ize | \ ˈnā-zə-ˌlīz How to pronounce nasalize (audio) \
nasalized; nasalizing

Definition of nasalize

transitive verb

: to make nasal or pronounce as a nasal sound

Other Words from nasalize

nasalization \ ˌnā-​zə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce nasalization (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of nasalize

1817, in the meaning defined above

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