throat·​ed | \ˈthrō-təd \

Definition of throated 

1 : having a throat especially of a specified kind usually used in combination a ruby-throated hummingbird

2 : making a specified kind of sound from the throat usually used in combination … the deep-throated growls and barks of a determined German shepherd.— Dick Francis

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But what wasn’t disclosed was that several of those influencers were being paid in order to offer these seemingly full-throated endorsements. Theodore Schleifer, Recode, "The federal government is cracking down on DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for telling fans to invest in cryptocurrencies," 29 Nov. 2018 All of the bomber’s targets have clashed sharply with Trump at different times, and the spate of dangerous packages intensified the already full-throated political fights two weeks before congressional elections. Mark Berman, The Seattle Times, "Suspected explosive devices addressed to Cory Booker and James Clapper; probe expands to 12 packages," 26 Oct. 2018 Francis’s celebration of Romero represents a full-throated affirmation of his anti-capitalist values, which, in turn, have made Francis a controversial figure in the church. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "Oscar Romero, a martyr for social justice and the newest Catholic saint, explained," 15 Oct. 2018 Highlights from Sandy Neck in Barnstable included a yellow-throated warbler, a clapper rail, 10 marsh wrens, a seaside sparrow, and 28 saltmarsh sparrows., "Bird sightings on Cape Cod," 4 June 2018 With the full-throated support of his fans and even Peru’s president, Guerrero flew to Zurich this week for a private meeting with Infantino to press his case. Andrew Das, New York Times, "FIFA Clears Russian Team of Doping but Dashes Hopes of Peru’s Guerrero," 22 May 2018 The crescendo rose to a full-throated roar for 2017. Howard Fendrich, Houston Chronicle, "This one goes to 11: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title," 11 June 2018 Combine that with ruby-throated hummingbirds being extremely territorial. Taylor Piephoff, charlotteobserver, "Bird activity slows this time of year, but it’ll pick up soon," 27 June 2018 The crescendo rose to a full-throated roar for 2017. Howard Fendrich, Houston Chronicle, "This one goes to 11: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of throated

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of throated was circa 1530

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English Language Learners Definition of throated

: making a certain kind of sound from the throat

: having a throat of a certain kind or color

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to move with a clumsy heavy tread

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