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

Definition of throated

1 : having a throat especially of a specified kind usually used in combinationa 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

Examples of throated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In order to defend Shrier, her defenders do not offer a full-throated endorsement of her book. Melissa Gira Grant, The New Republic, "The Dangerous Inversions of the Debate Around Trans “Censorship”," 23 Nov. 2020 On Thursday, the Utah GOP gave a full-throated endorsement to Trump’s continuing legal challenges. Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Romney vs. Chachi? Actor Scott Baio threatens to run against Utah senator in 2024 over Trump rebuke.," 20 Nov. 2020 Instead, Apple turned its event into a full-throated embrace of 5G. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, "5G iPhones Pack New Surprise for Qualcomm," 19 Oct. 2020 But Rick Parry, the chairman of the E.F.L., who had been involved in the talks, gave a full-throated endorsement to the proposals. Tariq Panja, New York Times, "Premier League Reform Plan Seeks to Reshape English Soccer," 11 Oct. 2020 Rawlings, then in the waning days of his time in office, last year offered Joe Biden a full-throated endorsement even before the former vice president had locked up the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump. Tom Benning, Dallas News, "Why Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, a former Democratic state lawmaker, isn’t weighing in on White House race," 16 Sep. 2020 Bright managed to talk his bosses down to an emergency use authorization, a less full-throated support of the drug's efficacy. Adam Rogers, Wired, "The Strange and Twisted Tale of Hydroxychloroquine," 11 Nov. 2020 Notably, the Tohono O’odham, situated along the Mexico-U.S. border and currently engulfed in a fight with the Trump administration over the desecration of its land for Republicans’ border wall, offered a full-throated rejection of the GOP. Nick Martin, The New Republic, "The Power of the “Something Else” Vote," 6 Nov. 2020 President Trump has not equivocated in his full-throated support of fracking. Barnini Chakraborty, Washington Examiner, "Frackin’ rich, freakin’ poor: Pennsylvania’s pro-energy policy mints millionaires and jobs while neighboring New York suffers," 2 Nov. 2020

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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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26 Nov 2020

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“Throated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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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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