The quality of having a hoarse or harsh sound: she tried to clear the raspiness from her voice
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- It is a wonderfully evocative burr, cultured throughout but with the faintest smidgens of rakish raspiness around the edges.
- She knocks out the tunes with a powerful vibrato that would occasionally adopt a raspiness á la Louis Armstrong.
- The long greasy blond locks in his face, the raspiness to his voice and his stage presence all scream Cobain in a surreal, time-travel way.
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