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ad·e·noi·dal

 (ăd′n-oid′l)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the adenoids.
2. Suggestive of the vocal sound caused by abnormally enlarged adenoids: a singer with an adenoidal voice.

adenoidal

(ˌædɪˈnɔɪdəl)
adj
1. having the nasal tones or impaired breathing of one with enlarged adenoids
2. (Anatomy) another word for adenoid

ad•e•noi•dal

(ˌæd nˈɔɪd l)

adj.
2. characteristic of a person having the adenoids enlarged, esp. to a degree that interferes with normal breathing.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adenoidal - of or pertaining to the adenoidsadenoidal - of or pertaining to the adenoids  
2.adenoidal - sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice"
high-pitched, high - used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
Translations

adenoidal

[ˈædɪnɔɪdl] ADJadenoideo
he has an adenoidal tonetiene una voz gangosa

adenoidal

[ˌædɪˈnɔɪdəl] adjadénoïde

adenoidal

adjadenoid; voice, adolescentnäselnd; adenoidal infectionInfektion fder Rachenmandeln
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Her son is looking at the sky, naming clouds in his little adenoidal voice, afterburner, brave man, wave-on-freaky-shore.
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While Roberts was generally in tune, his tone was dull and adenoidal.
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The mix of the crunching gravel and the squeak of the cart's wheels, amplified from the relative quiet into the facsimile of an adenoidal lyric, is muzak to his ears.
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8) (1997) states that the group with effusive otitis media had a larger adenoidal volume, smaller nasopharyngeal cavity, and greater nasopharyngeal airway obstruction (all significant differences) than children without ear disease.
Radiographic evaluation of adenoidal size in children: Adenoidal-nasopharyngeal ratio.
His nose operation some years ago could not prevent him from sounding adenoidal and unable to deliver really rousing rhetoric.
The Tory leader might have been mocked for his vaguely adenoidal tones but with the gusto of a streetpreacher he jumped on his box and preached his message in the wilds of Cheltenham.
Hugo, a high school saxophonist, seemed content to be the guy behind the guy in the studio, while Williams gradually gravitated further toward center stage, appearing in videos for many of the artists they produced, with his adenoidal falsetto often providing the hooks.