Examples of raspy in a Sentence
Her voice was raspy from yelling so much.
overwork tends to make him raspy
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Nuggets of fried okra made up the best side dish by far, hot and crisp with a ragged and raspy breading spiked with cornmeal.
There are no jangly guitars or raspy vocals or thrashing percussion.
A few months later, his voice took on a raspy edge.
That makes them all the more proud of When My Heart Felt Volcanic, which features mostly Cristal’s floating, raspy voice over a fusion of alternative rock-pop and lyrics that muse about love, growing pains, and heartbreak.
Young man!’ in a raspy working-class accent, opened his fraying backpack, took out the only thing there—a plastic container of pasta and beans—and handed it to the kid.
Truth is, Auerbach growls his words more than sings them, and sustaining a note like a raspy-voiced Michael Buble is not part of his repertoire.
Shake uploaded her first songs to Soundcloud just two years ago—the 20-year-old raspy-voiced rapper is now signed to GOOD Music (Kanye West’s Def Jam imprint) and has been embraced by a number of the fashion world’s underground critical darlings.
The crooner also shows off a new, raspy side to his vocals that definitely have his fans going wild!
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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;
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Definition of raspy for English Language Learners
: having a rough, harsh sound
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