hoarsen

verb
hoars·​en | \ ˈhȯr-sᵊn How to pronounce hoarsen (audio) \
hoarsened; hoarsening\ ˈhȯrs-​niŋ How to pronounce hoarsen (audio) , ˈhȯr-​sə-​ \

Definition of hoarsen

intransitive verb

: to become hoarse

First Known Use of hoarsen

1748, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Hoarsen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoarsen. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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