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gravelly

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adjective grav·el·ly \ˈgrav-lē, ˈgra-və-\

Simple Definition of gravelly

  • : containing or covered with gravel

  • : having a rough sound

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gravelly

  1. 1 :  of, containing, or covered with gravel

  2. 2 :  having a rough or grating sound <a gravelly voice>

Examples of gravelly in a sentence

  1. <his singing voice is a little gravelly, but otherwise he's a fine musician>



14th Century

First Known Use of gravelly

14th century


GRAVELLY Defined for Kids

gravelly

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adjective grav·el·ly \ˈgra-və-lē\

Definition of gravelly for Students

  1. 1 :  containing or made up of gravel <gravelly soil>

  2. 2 :  sounding rough <a gravelly voice>





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