Definition of raspy in English:

raspy

Syllabification: rasp·y
Pronunciation: /ˈraspē
 
/

adjective (raspier, raspiest)

Hoarse or harsh-sounding: his voice was raspy from days of non-stop campaigning a persistent raspy cough
More example sentences
  • The women were all in sequins and diamonds and they smoked cigarettes and had raspy voices and husky laughs.
  • Guitars weep and raspy throats belt out blues from their guts as people from all walks of life swarm the tiny dancefloor.
  • Woke up this morning with a raspy sore throat, so retreated to the study with hot vitamin C, the radio and my photos.

Definition of raspy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day animalcule
Pronunciation: ˌanɪˈmalkjuːl
noun
a microscopic animal