WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ad•e•noi•dal  (ad′n oidl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Anatomyof or pertaining to the adenoids;
    adenoid.
  2. Anatomyhaving the adenoids enlarged, esp. to a degree that interferes with normal breathing.
  3. being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality:a high-pitched, adenoidal voice.
[1915–20;
adenoid + -al1]


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

adenoidal /ˌædɪˈnɔɪdəl/ adj
  1. having the nasal tones or impaired breathing of one with enlarged adenoids



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