noun. 1. a voiced speech noise which is generated whenever the breath flow vibrating the vocal cords has uninhibited passage via the vocal tract. 2. one of the letters of the alphabet utilized to symbolize these noises in writing.

VOWEL: "Examples of a vowel within the English language include A,E,I,O,U."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOWEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vowel/ (accessed September 19, 2021).