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croaky

Syllabification: croak·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōkē
 
/

Definition of croaky in English:

adjective (croakier, croakiest)

(Of a person’s voice) deep and hoarse.
Example sentences
  • My voice was croaky, slightly hoarse, but he heard it.
  • Speaking in a croaky voice one student admitted, ‘we've all be drinking too much, staying up too late and eating rubbish.’
  • Finally, there was the day in 2002 when he heard a croaky voice behind him: ‘Keep a straight line, sonny!’

Derivatives

croakily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • ‘Amber,’ he whispered croakily,’ What do you want for your birthday?’
  • Long called out croakily, his voice hoarse and rough.
  • ‘I told you my game never failed,’ she said croakily.

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