Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To round (a speech sound); make labial.

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  • v. To round, make (a sound, notably a consonant) labial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To modify by contraction of the lip opening.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make labial; give a labial character to; change to utterance with the lips.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pronounce with rounded lips

Etymologies

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From labial (from Latin labium ("lip")) + the causative suffix -ize.

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