hoarse definition

  • adjective:
    • harsh or grating in noise: a hoarse weep.
    • Having or characterized by a husky, grating vocals: yelled ourselves hoarse.
    • suffering from a dry, rather harsh voice.
    • Having a harsh, harsh, grating vocals or noise, as whenever impacted with a cold; making a rough, harsh cry or sound.
    • Harsh; grating; discordant; -- said of every sound.
    • deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or infection or feeling
  • others:
    • Deep and rough or harsh on ear; discordant; raucous.
    • Having a-deep and harsh or grating vocals; uttering reduced raucous sounds: because, to be hoarse from a cold.
    • To make hoarse: as, he was all hoarsed up.

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