Definition of harsh-sounding in English:

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harsh-sounding

adjective

Unpleasantly rough or jarring to the ear: a harsh-sounding collection of metal and hip-hop tracks
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  • My Italian grandmother refused to speak English, believing the harsh-sounding words would make her Italian memories disappear.
  • I exchanged the place of friend for that unmusical, harsh-sounding title of whore.
  • The officer added another harsh-sounding comment in German and gave me a serious look.

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