Definition of raspy in English:

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raspy

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːspi/
Pronunciation: /ˈraspi/

adjective (raspier, raspiest)

Hoarse or harsh-sounding: his voice was raspy from days of non-stop campaigning a persistent raspy cough
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  • 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.

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