Of, characterized by, or producing a hissing sound like that of (s) or (sh):
The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
Find another word for spirant. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for spirant, like: fricative, continuant, sibilant, strident and fricative consonant.