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1Say or pronounce in a harsh-sounding guttural manner.
- ‘What we end up with is a mix of classic blues atmosphere fired by hard charging, evasive, funky riffs honed with a touch of laid back swamp blues mixed up with a dirty boogie woogie background here, and a gutturalized shuffle there.’
- ‘this send a ringtone from my computer to my cell phone is much less gutturalized than this ungraphic ball club.’
2Articulate (a speech sound) by moving the back of the tongue toward the velum.
- ‘Letter ‘r’ in french is rolled or trilled, while gutturalized in German.’
- ‘It reminds me of kuf - even though it's grouped with the letters produced by the ‘hech’, the real kuf is gutturalized like in Arabic.’
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