verb pha·ryn·ge·al·ize \fəˈrinj(ē)əˌlīz, ˌfarə̇nˈjēə-\
variants: less commonly



Definition of pharyngealize


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to produce (a sound) by strong constriction of the pharynx

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to acquire or to be regularly accompanied by strong constriction of the pharynx

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Origin and Etymology of pharyngealize

1pharyngeal, pharyngal + -ize

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