1. occlusive

noun. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it.


  • glottal plosive
  • stop consonant
  • labial stop
  • obstruent
  • explosion
  • plosion
  • glottal catch
  • glottal stop
  • click
  • plosive speech sound
  • suction stop
  • implosion
  • plosive
  • stop


  • vowel
  • stop consonant
  • decrease
  • stand still

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Example sentences of the word occlusive

1. Adjective
Cocoa butter is an occlusive emollient, which means it acts as a barrier to keep skin soft and prevent moisture loss.