Definition of Trager–Smith in US English:

Trager–Smith

noun

Linguistics
  • Attributive Designating the system of linguistic (especially phonemic) analysis exemplified in Trager and Smith's Outline of English Structure (1951); of or relating to this system; especially designating Trager and Smith's analysis of the English vowel system as having nine simple vowels and three off-glides.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Kenyon Review. From the names of George Leonard Trager and Henry Lee Smith, American linguists.

Pronunciation

Trager–Smith

/ˌtreɪɡəˈsmɪθ/