Examples of raspy in a Sentence
Her voice was raspy from yelling so much.
overwork tends to make him raspy
Recent Examples of raspy from the Web
The latest broadcast came when Ri — in her raspy, guttural cadence — told the world Tuesday about North Korea’s successful test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, a weapon that one day might threaten the U.S. mainland.
Her bubbly personality, ukulele skills and signature raspy voice made this then 12-year-old a force to be reckoned with, eventually earning the singer-songwriter a spot on the 2016 Billboard 21 Under 21 list of music's hottest young stars.
But its finest effect is Tony Todd's deep, raspy voice.
On a recent afternoon, Kerry, who speaks in a rapid raspy voice, calls in for this phone interview from his Tamarack Stages office.
The blues, traditional country, gospel, jazz and rock all jockeyed for position in his weary, raspy and commanding Georgia drawl.
Pittman, with brown hair and arms covered with cartoon tattoos, speaks with a raspy Carolinian-drawl.
Pittman, with brown hair and arms covered with cartoon tattoos, speaks with a raspy, Carolina drawl.
Franken has a rubber face, a raspy voice and a laugh so loud that aides searching for him in a crowded room will sometimes find him by pausing to listen for it.
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RASPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raspy for English Language Learners
: having a rough, harsh sound
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Definition of raspy for Students
: having a harsh sound a raspy voice
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