Meaning of excrescent in English:

excrescent

adjective

  • 1Forming or constituting an excrescence.

    • ‘One hour's light to be left and there's the excrescent moon sponging off the last of it.’
    bulging, bulbous, popping, swelling, swollen, distended, sticking out, jutting, jutting out, protruding
  • 2(of a speech sound) added without etymological justification (e.g. the -t at the end of the surname Bryant).

Pronunciation

excrescent

/ɪkˈskrɛs(ə)nt/ /ɛkˈskrɛs(ə)nt/