American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or forming an affricate.
- n. See affricate.
- n. An affricate.
- adj. Of, or relating to an affricate.
- n. a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')
“Certainly I'd be very impressed by anyone who knew what an "affricative" was.”
“I haven't gone past the first page, but Rich's well-placed use there of the phrase "excessively affricative" does give me hope that it will live up to the promising blurbs from Gary Shteyngart ( "Here is a young writer who is not afraid to give literature a kick in the pants") and Stephen King ( "a novel brimming with brio"), and makes me, even more than the fake interview, want to keep reading.”
“These include: Stopping: A fricative or affricative consonant is replaced by a stop consonant.”
“Adorably his polygonally internet web sites with sleety affricative he confined that his own commissioned clank was vicariously moban.”
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