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Overview of verb retroflex

The verb retroflex has 2 senses

  • retroflex, replicate -- (bend or turn backward)

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

Overview of adj retroflex

The adj retroflex has 2 senses

  • retroflex, retroflexed -- (bent or curved backward)

  • cacuminal, retroflex -- (pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate)