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Noun: consonant  kón-su-nunt
  1. A speech sound that is not a vowel
  2. A letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant
Adjective: consonant  kón-su-nunt
  1. Involving or characterized by harmony
    - harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised [Brit]
  2. In keeping
    "salaries consonant with current trends";
    - accordant, agreeable, conformable, concordant

Derived forms: consonants

See also: consistent, harmonious

Type of: alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet, phone, sound, speech sound

Antonym: vowel sound

Encyclopedia: Consonant