Pronunciation GB: ˌɡlɒtl̩aɪˈzeɪʃn, GA: ˌɡlɑt̬l̩aɪˈzeɪʃn

(1) Of consonants, accompanied by a glottal stop. This phenomenon is also called glottal reinforcement and pre-glottalisation. In many accents of English the voiceless plosives p t k are glottalised in the coda of a syllable when preceded by a sonorant (vowel or consonant) and followed by a consonant. Example: wants wɒnʔts.

(2) Especially in American writings, glottalised is equivalent to ejective.