adjective (threadier, threadiest)
2(Of a sound, especially the voice) scarcely audible: he managed a thready whisper
More example sentences
- Joe's voice was thready, his eyes glass-green.
- Her voice is faint and thready, and it is easy to imagine her propped up against the pillows in her Thirsk home, struggling to find the strength to continue.
Definition of thready in:
- The US English dictionary