throated

adjective

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

Examples of throated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And given her record in S.C. AND the U.N., particularly her open throated defense of Israel in that forum, Haley wins my vote. Christian Schneider, National Review, 21 Dec. 2023 This is a whole, full-throated countrified musical based around the U.S.’s favorite heavily subsidized grain. Vulture, 4 Apr. 2023 Their full-throated singing is terrific. David Benedict, Variety, 13 Dec. 2022 These are full-throated, demonstrative singers well practiced in the idioms of contemporary American opera, singers of our place and time. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar. 2023 See all Example Sentences for throated 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of throated was circa 1530

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“Throated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throated. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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