throated

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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The crescendo rose to a full-throated roar for 2017. Howard Fendrich, Houston Chronicle, "This one goes to 11: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title," 11 June 2018 Combine that with ruby-throated hummingbirds being extremely territorial. Taylor Piephoff, charlotteobserver, "Bird activity slows this time of year, but it’ll pick up soon," 27 June 2018 The crescendo rose to a full-throated roar for 2017. Howard Fendrich, Houston Chronicle, "This one goes to 11: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title," 11 June 2018 The crescendo rose to a full-throated roar for 2017. Howard Fendrich, BostonGlobe.com, "Rafael Nadal wins record-extending 11th French Open title," 10 June 2018 The crowd responded, initially offering polite applause, then adding their voices, rising into a full-throated roar. Howard Fendrich, Fox News, "Nadal wins 11th French Open title by beating Thiem in 3 sets," 10 June 2018 Five months ago, the White House offered a full-throated defense of a top staffer who faced allegations of abusing his ex-wives. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "‘I don’t believe them’: Trump doubts sexual-abuse accusers and sides with an ally — again," 6 July 2018 The Trump administration has put its full-throated support behind Hawley ahead of next month’s primary. Bryan Lowry, kansascity, "VP Pence tears into McCaskill, shrugs off disruptions at KC event," 11 July 2018 Activists on both sides wasted no time on Monday night issuing their predictable full-throated endorsements or scathing condemnations within minutes of Mr. Trump’s televised announcement. Peter Baker, New York Times, "A Conservative Court Push Decades in the Making, With Effects for Decades to Come," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of throated

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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throated

adjective

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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