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
His words come in a hurry, his raspy voice dancing across three decades in the ring.
The acoustics worked, with the choir’s robust tones complimenting Leto’s raspy crescendo.
His slim frame, raspy voice and dry humor were exactly the same.
Brittany Holmes tackled Ed Sheeran and made it her own, infusing the song with her raspy and original tone.
These early shows had the gravitas of gospel performance: Kids left with raspy voices, smiling and less afraid to outwardly purge internal tumult.
Ross Pierschbacher still hears the raspy bark from Brent Key.
Daniel Gingrich’s raspy horn solos carried the right biting edge to underscore the Mahlerian mockery.
The wind rustled through the palm trees playing a soothing, raspy tune.
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First Known Use of raspy
choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish;
out of humor, out of sorts;
RASPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raspy for English Language Learners
: having a rough, harsh sound
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