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
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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