of or relating to the ; .
having the enlarged, especially to a degree that interferes with normal breathing.
being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality:
a high-pitched, adenoidal voice.
Contemporary Examples

His voice is adenoidal and grating, his manner unnatural and studied.
Unconsidered Trifles: Found Comedy in the Age of Social Media Tom Doran March 29, 2013

having the nasal tones or impaired breathing of one with enlarged adenoids
another word for adenoid

1852, from adenoids (see adenoid) + -al (1).


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