Meaning of glottal stop
— Phonet. Phonet.
- a plosive consonant whose occlusion and release are accomplished chiefly at the glottis, as in the Scottish articulation of the t-sound of little, bottle, etc.
- a stop consonant, without release, having glottal occlusion as a secondary articulation, as in yep for yes, nope for no. Also called
- glottal stop (Thesaurus)