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Definition of guttural:

  1. A sound formed in the throat; esp., a sound formed by the aid of the back of the tongue, much retracted, and the soft palate; also, a letter representing such a sound.
  2. Of or pertaining to the throat; formed in the throat; relating to, or characteristic of, a sound formed in the throat.


guttural consonant, growling, pharyngeal consonant, inarticulate, rasping, gruff, croaky, grating, sepulchral, cacophonic, deep, harsh, rough, croaking, hoarse, thick, cacophonous, pharyngeal, glottal.

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