Antonyms of noun continuant_consonant

1 sense of continuant consonant

Sense 1
continuant consonant, continuant -- (consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract)
       Antonym of stop consonant (Sense 1)
      => stop consonant, stop, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive -- (a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun continuant_consonant

1 sense of continuant consonant

Sense 1
continuant consonant, continuant -- (consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract)
       => obstruent -- (a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth)

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