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1. gravelly

adjective. ['ˈgrævəli'] unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound.

Synonyms

  • scratchy
  • cacophonous
  • cacophonic
  • rasping
  • raspy
  • grating

Antonyms

  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • fine

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gravel (English)

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Rhymes with Gravelly

  • lavalley
  • lavallee

Sentences with gravelly


1. Adverb
They are not well developed and can be very gravelly.

2. Verb, base form
ciliata) responds to gravelly soil and hot sun with nonstop, magenta-purple blooms from spring through fall.

Quotes about gravelly


1. He put the knuckles of his fist to the table, leaned toward Niles and spoke quietly, cuttingly, in his rough, gravelly voice.“Fucked her last night, man, and this morning. Five times. Five. It was like she hadn’t been touched in a decade. So fuckin’ sweet. Damn,” he taunted, his eyes locked on Niles. “You’ve had her, you gotta know, not enough money in the world’s worth that.
- Kristen Ashley, The Gamble

2. gravelly

adjective. ['ˈgrævəli'] abounding in small stones.

Synonyms

  • rough
  • pebbly
  • shingly

Antonyms

  • ironed
  • slippery
  • compound
  • simple

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gravel (English)
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