raspy

adjective \ ˈra-spē \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of raspy

raspier; raspiest
1 : harsh, grating
2 : irritable

Examples of raspy in a Sentence

  1. Her voice was raspy from yelling so much.

  2. overwork tends to make him raspy

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First Known Use of raspy

1838


RASPY Defined for English Language Learners

raspy

adjective

Definition of raspy for English Language Learners

  • : having a rough, harsh sound


RASPY Defined for Kids

raspy

adjective \ ˈras-pē \

Definition of raspy for Students

raspier; raspiest
: having a harsh sound
  • a raspy voice

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