Synonyms of retroflex


1. retroflex, replicate, bend, flex

usage: bend or turn backward

2. retroflex, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say

usage: articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate; "Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"


1. retroflex, retroflexed, backward (vs. forward)

usage: bent or curved backward

2. cacuminal, retroflex, backward (vs. forward)

usage: pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate

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Definition and meaning of retroflex (Dictionary)