[in-gres-iv] /ɪnˈgrɛs ɪv/
of, relating to, or involving .
Phonetics. (of a speech sound) produced with air being taken into the mouth, as some clicks (opposed to ).
of or concerning ingress
(of a speech sound) pronounced with an inhalation rather than exhalation of breath
an ingressive speech sound, such as a Zulu click
[in-groop] /ˈɪnˌgrup/ noun 1. a narrow exclusive ; clique. 2. Sociology. a of people sharing similar interests and attitudes, producing feelings of solidarity, community, and exclusivity. Compare . noun 1. (sociol) a highly cohesive and relatively closed social group characterized by the preferential treatment reserved for its members and the strength of loyalty between them […]
[ing-grid] /ˈɪŋ grɪd/ noun 1. a female given name.
adjective Catering to or like an in-group: When a show sets out to achieve cult status, can it avoid becoming self-consciously clubby and clever, in-groupy? (1980s+)
[in-groh-ing] /ˈɪnˌgroʊ ɪŋ/ adjective 1. into the flesh: an ingrowing nail. 2. within or inward. /ˈɪnˌɡrəʊɪŋ/ adjective 1. (esp of a toenail) growing abnormally into the flesh 2. growing within or into ingrowing in·grow·ing (ĭn’grō’ĭng) adj. Growing inward or into a part of the body, especially into the flesh.