throated

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adjective 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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First Known Use of throated

circa 1530


THROATED Defined for English Language Learners

throated

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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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