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Definition of glottal stop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

glottal stop

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(phonetics) Phonetics
 
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a speech sound made by closing and opening the glottis, which in English sometimes takes the place of a /t/, for example in butter See related entries: Phonetics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: glottal stop