- adenoidal adj nasillard.
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adenoidal — (adj.) 1852, from adenoids (see ADENOID (Cf. adenoid)) + AL (Cf. al) (1) … Etymology dictionary
adenoidal — [ad΄ n oid′ l, ad noid′ l] adj. 1. adenoid 2. having adenoids 3. having the characteristic difficult breathing or nasal tone that results from enlarged adenoids … English World dictionary
adenoidal — ad|e|noid|al [ˌædıˈnɔıdl, ˌædənˈɔıdl] adj an adenoidal voice is unpleasant and sounds as if it comes mainly through someone s nose = ↑nasal ▪ her adenoidal singing voice … Dictionary of contemporary English
Adenoidal — Adenoid Ad e*noid, Adenoidal Ad e*noid ala. Glandlike; glandular. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adenoidal — adjective Date: 1919 exhibiting the characteristics (as snoring, mouth breathing, and voice nasality) of one affected with abnormally enlarged adenoids ; adenoid < an adenoidal tenor > not usually used technically … New Collegiate Dictionary
adenoidal — /ad n oyd l/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the adenoids; adenoid. 2. having the adenoids enlarged, esp. to a degree that interferes with normal breathing. 3. being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality: a high pitched, adenoidal… … Universalium
adenoidal — ad|e|noi|dal [ ,ædn ɔıdl ] adjective 1. ) if someone s voice is adenoidal, some of the sound seems to come through their nose 2. ) relating to your adenoids … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
adenoidal — UK [ˌædɪˈnɔɪd(ə)l] / US [ˌæd(ə)nˈɔɪd(ə)l] adjective 1) if someone s voice is adenoidal, some of the sound seems to come through their nose 2) relating to your adenoids … English dictionary
adenoidal — /ædəˈnɔɪdl/ (say aduh noydl) adjective 1. of or relating to the adenoids: adenoidal enlargement. 2. breathing noisily through the mouth in the manner of someone with enlarged adenoids. 3. a. (of a voice) perceived as resembling that of a person… … Australian English dictionary
adenoidal — adenoids ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a mass of lymphoid tissue between the back of the nose and the throat, sometimes enlarged and hindering speech or breathing in the young. DERIVATIVES adenoidal adjective. ORIGIN from Greek ad n gland … English terms dictionary
adenoidal — adjective a) Pertaining to the adenoids b) Sounding as if the speaker had swollen adenoids … Wiktionary