hoarsen

verb hoars·en \ ˈhȯr-sᵊn \

Definition of hoarsen

hoarsened; hoarsening play \ˈhȯrs-niŋ, ˈhȯr-sə-\
: to make hoarse
: to become hoarse

First Known Use of hoarsen

1748

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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