implosive definition

  • noun:
    • A stop consonant pronounced using the breath drawn in.
    • An implosive noise; an implodent.
    • A sound created by implosion.
  • adjective:
    • Formed by implosion.
    • Formed by implosion.
  • others:
    • In phonology, from implosion: because, implosive stops.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "implosive"
    • Frederik Kortlandt expanded further on this…
    • View More
  • Cross Reference for "implosive"
  • Same Context for "implosive"
  • Urban Dictionary for "implosive"
    • defines somebody who responds to critique…
    • View More
91 votes

How would you define implosive?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!