postconsonantal

adjective
post·​con·​so·​nan·​tal | \ ˌpōst-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnan-tᵊl How to pronounce postconsonantal (audio) , -ˈnen- \

Definition of postconsonantal

: existing or occurring after a consonant a postconsonantal vowel

First Known Use of postconsonantal

1905, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About postconsonantal

Time Traveler for postconsonantal

Time Traveler

The first known use of postconsonantal was in 1905

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near postconsonantal

postconquest

postconsonantal

postconsumer

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for postconsonantal

Cite this Entry

“Postconsonantal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postconsonantal. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!