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1. raspy

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

Synonyms

  • scratchy
  • cacophonous
  • cacophonic
  • rasping
  • gravelly
  • grating

Antonyms

  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • fine

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Raspy

  • glaspy
  • glaspie
  • gaspe

Sentences with raspy


1. Adjective
LPR can leave you with a sore throat, plus a raspy voice, dry cough and more.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Try to perform a vocal that is somewhere between singing and speaking to help make the raspy sound.

3. Verb, base form
Affected dogs may develop a voice change and the bark may sound "hoarse" and raspy.

4. Verb, past participle
If your voice is raspy after every jog and doesn't improve despite self-care measures, see your doctor.

Quotes about raspy


1. If I were an armadillo, and a stranger came up and said I looked familiar, and they wanted to know why I looked so familiar, I'd respond in a raspy voice, "Your brother ran over my brother.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

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