croaky

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croak

 (krōk)
n.
A low hoarse sound, as that characteristic of a frog or a raven.
v. croaked, croak·ing, croaks
v.tr.
1. To utter in a low hoarse sound.
2. Slang To kill.
v.intr.
1.
a. To utter a low hoarse sound.
b. To speak with a low hoarse voice.
2. To mutter discontentedly; grumble.
3. Slang To die.

[From Middle English croken, to croak, probably of imitative origin.]

croak′i·ly adv.
croak′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.croaky - like the sounds of frogs and crows; "a guttural voice"; "acres of guttural frogs"
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten

croaky

adjective
Low and grating in sound:
Translations

croaky

[ˈkrəʊkɪ] ADJ [voice] → ronco

croaky

[ˈkrəʊki] adj [voice] → rauque

croaky

adj (+er) (inf) voicekrächzend; you sound a bit croakydu klingst etwas heiser
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As the game wears on the throats get raspier and the chanting croakier but there is no let up and on the whistle there is a deafening roar and plenty of gleeful stranger-hugging before a group of fans over at the far side peel off to go and cruelly taunt the broken Black Cats fans slinking off to the convoy of gloom.
He was not much of a singer, and at that stage he was croakier than ever, yet listening to Onegin, also my favourite opera, was one of the most moving moments we shared.
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