throated

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adjective throat·ed \ˈthrō-təd\

Definition of throated

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

  2. 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

Circa 1530

First Known Use of throated

circa 1530


THROATED Defined for English Language Learners

throated

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adjective throat·ed \ˈthrō-təd\

Definition of throated for English Language Learners

  • : making a certain kind of sound from the throat

  • : having a throat of a certain kind or color

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