throaty


throaty

adjective \ˈthrō-tē\

of a sound : deep or rough : made in the back of the throat

throat·i·erthroat·i·est

Full Definition of THROATY

1
:  uttered or produced from low in the throat <a throaty voice>
2
:  heavy, thick, and deep as if from the throat <throaty notes of a horn>
throat·i·ly \ˈthrō-tə-lē\ adverb
throat·i·ness \ˈthrō-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of THROATY

  1. <had a bad cold and a throaty cough to go with it>

First Known Use of THROATY

circa 1645

Rhymes with THROATY

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