vocal fry


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vo·cal fry

(vō'kal frī),
Phonation at an unnaturally low frequency resulting in low-frequency popping and ticking sounds.
Synonym(s): glottalization

vo·cal fry

(vō'kăl frī)
Phonation at an unnaturally low frequency resulting in low-frequency popping and ticking sounds.
Synonym(s): glottalization.
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A 2014 study found that men and women who demonstrated vocal fry were seen as less trustworthy and less hirable than people who spoke in a normal voice.
Still, it's worth noting that some men use vocal fry, too - though women tend to get the brunt of the flack for speaking that way.
The study indicates that women who speak in vocal fry are perceived as less attractive, less competent, less educated, less trustworthy, and ultimately less hirable.
Our results show that the vocal fry fad is a hindrance to young women who are trying to find work," Klofstad, associate professor of political science in the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences and corresponding author of the study, said.
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