Meaning of off-glide
Pronunciation: (ôf'glīd", of'-), [key]
— n. Phonet.
- a transitional sound produced as the vocal organs move from a previous speech sound to an inactive position or to the position of a following sound. Cf.
- the final, weaker part of a complex vowel, such as a diphthong, as the (i) sound of the (oi) in boy.