throat·​ed | \ ˈthrō-təd How to pronounce throated (audio) \

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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The royal family hardly ever comments on rumors or speculation about their private lives (see the entire Thomas Markle saga as proof), so to give such a full-throated denial indicates the rumor, whether true or not, struck a nerve. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Kensington Palace Makes Rare Statement About Rumors of a Rift Between Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle," 1 Dec. 2018 The Killer, at the height of his piano-slinging, full-throated Killerosity. Ryan D'agostino, Popular Mechanics, "100 Songs to Clean the Garage To," 20 Nov. 2018 President Trump should have issued a more full-throated condemnation this week of Russian election meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday at the Aspen Security Forum. Gregg Re, Fox News, "Intel director Dan Coats warns of 'cyber-9/11', tells Aspen conference Russia is one threat among many," 19 July 2018 In both cases, full-throated condemnations have echoed more loudly than the original affront. Isaac Stanley-becker,, "'I prefer to hear a male voice': Women commentators find harsh judgment at World Cup," 26 June 2018 That’s when the Caps reached these Eastern Conference finals with a full-throated civic exorcism of their traditional tormentors, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Erik Brady, USA TODAY, "Can Capitals break losing spell for woebegone Washington?," 23 May 2018 Canadian soprano saxophonist Bunnett lit up the place with her all-women Afro-Cuban band, Maqueque, which included full-throated vocalist Melvis Santa and Cuban drum tyro Yissy Garcia. Paul De Barros, The Seattle Times, "From Norah Jones to Dawn Clement, women shone at Monterey Jazz Festival 2018," 24 Sep. 2018 The leadership’s bill has a shot if Mr. Trump would offer some full-throated protection to Members against the restrictionists. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Trump’s Immigration Choice," 20 June 2018 Even so, there will be no full-throated condemnation of the Trump administration’s immigration policy from Gentzel, who voted for the president, as did the vast majority of his congregants. Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, "Why many white evangelicals are not protesting family separations on the U.S. border," 18 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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