Gutturalize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Gutturalize To speak gutturally; to give a guttural sound to.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gutturalize To speak or enunciate gutturally.
    • gutturalize To impart a guttural character to; render guttural: as, to gutturalize a vowel.
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Usage

In literature:

Zoraida ended what she had to say; the man spoke gutturally, nodding his head.
"Daughter of the Sun" by Jackson Gregory
They have about four hundred and fifty or five hundred tents; their language is very guttural and difficult.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1" by John Franklin
One of the Negroes knocked, and called out something inarticulate and guttural in a loud voice.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Your singing is sometimes broken By guttural German groans.
"Golden Lads" by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
Stiff-legged, the beast advanced, a guttural growl sounding deep in its throat.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
Their language is of simple construction, but nasal and guttural.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Carlos was taken aback, and he made a guttural exclamation of surprise.
"Captain Jinks, Hero" by Ernest Crosby
The older of the warriors talked in a low voice, saying unknown words in a harsh, guttural tongue, and Henry could guess only at their meaning.
"The Young Trailers" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The Sun among the people of the east was called Hares, and with a guttural, Chares: and his temple was styled Tor-Chares.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
Jasper made a guttural noise and waved his arm again.
"Frank and Fearless" by Horatio Alger Jr.
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In poetry:

"The rustling of ruble notes by the lemon Neva."
Under your exile's tongue, crisp under heel,
the gutturals crackle like decaying leaves,
the phrase from Mandelstam circles with light
in a brown room, in barren Oklahoma.
"Forest Of Europe" by Derek Walcott
but now that fever is a fire whose glow
warms our hands, Joseph, as we grunt like primates
exchanging gutturals in this wintry cave
of a brown cottage, while in drifts outside
mastodons force their systems through the snow.
"Forest Of Europe" by Derek Walcott

In news:

It was guttural, yet buttery — rich, creamy, smooth.
Throughout the centuries, it has ever been thus: If you truly love Jesus, you'll ignore the guttural whispers of that furry, disconcertingly shaped organ that somehow colonized the space between your legs.
Leonard Cohen wore his signature fedora and brought out his signature guttural growl for Vancouver fans at Rogers Arena Monday night.
On songs like "Bile Towers" and "Skin From Skull," Perry's guttural growls and demonic screeches sound like they come not from her abdomen, but straight from the bowels of hell.
More guttural grind than before, cut with narcotic haze.
Answering the phone, I was alarmed to hear only a deep, guttural sobbing on the other end.
Long hair tumbling down his back, he wore black boots and armor and spoke in a strange, guttural tongue.
After his teammates bailed him out in a playoff win, the DC United goalie had a guttural, screaming celebration.
Whether you liked his performance in "Dark Knight Rises" or not, Tom Hardy is a force and he proves it with a guttural performance as Forrest Bondurant that anchors John Hilltop's new film " Lawless .
Suspect's "guttural, freakish" message alarmed range manager.
Most of the songs evolve into music of a sort made via the pig 's parts and fluids, with the guttural tones advancing like Jarrett's humming or Seles' grunts.
That guttural hiss is its supercharger .
There's just something about singing to Him in the kind of gravelly, loud, guttural voice normally reserved for bloody murder.
Yuck really nails the drone, that low, slow guitar moan of the early 1990s — not guttural in a grunge way, but something a little more restrained and polite, maybe even a bit resigned.
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