Definition of raspiness in English:


Line breaks: raspi|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːspɪnəs


[mass noun]
The quality of having a hoarse or harsh sound: she tried to clear the raspiness from her voice
More example sentences
  • He has an appealing voice - slightly breathy, with just the right amount of raspiness.
  • Listening to the slow percolation of the organs and the smoky raspiness of his vocals on his classic tracks, you can hear the sound of true inspiration.
  • Voicing Yosemite Sam was rough on the throat because of Sam's sheer volume and raspiness.

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