An example of consonant used as an adjective is the phrase "consonant points of view" which means points of view that work well together.
Examples of a consonant are the letters B, P and L.
Remarks consonant with our own beliefs.
The 19 unquestionable consonants in the English alphabet are B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, Z.
Origin of consonant
- Middle English from Old French from Latin cōnsonāns cōnsonant- present participle of cōnsonāre to agree com- com- sonāre to sound swen- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French, from Latin cōnsonāns (“sounding with”), from prefix con- (“with”), + present participle sonāns (“sounding”), from sonāre (“to sound”)