glottal stop(redirected from Glotal stop)
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1 a speech sound made by closure of the glottis or vocal folds and then an explosive release.
2 an abnormal sound substitution with a guttural quality.
glot·tal stop(glotăl stop)
A stop and then a release of sound at the point of the glottis (e.g., Clint-N).