adjective/adjetivo (hoarser, hoarsest)
- [voice/cry] ronco you sound a bit hoarse estás algo ronco, tienes la voz tomada they shouted themselves hoarse gritaron hasta enronquecerMore example sentences
- Ear, nose and throat clinics have been taking patients every day complaining of hoarse voices and throat pains.
- My voice is hoarse and croaky, my hands hurt and I'm still shaking!
- Bloom's voice was too hoarse for the scream and the words left his throat in a painful screech.
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