Definition of gravelly
1 : of, containing, or covered with gravel
2 : having a rough or grating sound a gravelly voice
Examples of gravelly in a Sentence
his singing voice is a little gravelly, but otherwise he's a fine musician
Recent Examples of gravelly from the Web
The system never showed its seams during our time with the car, handling everything from full-power accelerations to muddy, gravelly roads with grace.
The once-uplifting production takes a dark turn and has gravelly layers grind against one another.
While gravelly trails lead down from the Schilthorn, casual hikers prefer taking the cable car down to Birg station.
Though the films were extremely successful, Bale's Batman voice was often criticized and would get even more gravelly and bizarre throughout the three films.
In the fall, more than 20,000 migrating ducks will converge here, and in the summer, one of the refuge’s rarest species, spiny softshell turtles, will bask and forage on its gravelly beaches and sandbars.
Lo'Jo Bohême de Cristal (World Village) Lo'Jo singer-songwriter Denis Péan's voice is like a gravelly version of French provocateur Serge Gainsbourg.
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First Known Use of gravelly
GRAVELLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gravelly for English Language Learners
: containing or covered with gravel
: having a rough sound
GRAVELLY Defined for Kids
Definition of gravelly for Students
1 : containing or made up of gravel gravelly soil
2 : sounding rough a gravelly voice
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