- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pəˈkʌsɪv/
- (General American) IPA(key): /pɚˈkʌsɪv/
- Hyphenation: per‧cuss‧ive
- Characterized by percussion; caused by or related to the action of striking or pounding something.
He massaged her shoulders with a gentle percussive action.
percussive (plural percussives)
- (phonetics) A phoneme produced by striking organs together, for example, smacking the lips or gnashing the teeth.