hoarseness


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hoarse

 (hôrs)
adj. hoars·er, hoars·est
1. Rough or grating in sound: a hoarse cry.
2. Having or characterized by a husky, grating voice: yelled ourselves hoarse.

[Middle English hos, hors, from Old English hās, *hārs.]

hoarse′ly adv.
hoarse′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoarseness - a throaty harshness
harshness, roughness - the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
Translations
بُحَّة في الصَّوْت
chrapot
hæshed
hæsi
chripot

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːsnɪs] N (Med) → ronquera f; (= hoarse quality) → ronquedad f

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːrsnɪs] n [voice] → enrouement m
Hoarseness is very common in the winter season → L'enrouement est très fréquent en hiver.

hoarseness

n (of person)Heiserkeit f; the hoarseness of his voiceseine heisere Stimme

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːsnɪs] nraucedine f

hoarse

(hoːs) adjective
1. (of voices, shouts etc) rough; harsh. a hoarse cry; His voice sounds hoarse.
2. having a hoarse voice, usually because one has a cold or cough, or because one has been shouting. You sound hoarse – have you a cold?; The spectators shouted themselves hoarse.
ˈhoarseness noun

hoarse·ness

n. ronquera, manifestación en la voz de una afección de la laringe.

hoarseness

n ronquera
References in classic literature ?
You may be sure, Madame Leonore," I interjected, noticing the hoarseness of my voice, "that you at any rate are talked about a lot at sea.
Rose," he called with a soft hoarseness, "I want to talk to you.
He shouted with increasing hoarseness, "The governor, the governor
At this Little John cleared his throat and, after a word or two about a certain hoarseness that troubled him, sang thus:
Fyne had told me the truth, Flora said brusquely with an unexpected hoarseness of tone.
The raven, in his little basket at his master's back, hearing this frequent mention of his name in a tone of exultation, expressed his sympathy by crowing like a cock, and afterwards running over his various phrases of speech with such rapidity, and in so many varieties of hoarseness, that they sounded like the murmurs of a crowd of people.
The doctor's friend was in the positive degree of hoarseness, puffiness, red-facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy; the doctor in the comparative--hoarser, puffier, more red-faced, more all-fourey, tobaccoer, dirtier, and brandier.
With this profession of faith, the doctor, who was an old jail-bird, and was more sodden than usual, and had the additional and unusual stimulus of money in his pocket, returned to his associate and chum in hoarseness, puffiness, red- facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy.
The whole bulk of the fog teemed with such taunts, uttered in tones of universal hoarseness.
Forgive Toni de Jesus a little hoarseness, if you please.
The patient subsequently developed moderate hoarseness and, accordingly, the mass was resected en bloc using a transcervical approach.
His voice croaking with hoarseness after a rash of campaign appearances in his home town of Yekaterinburg, Yeltsin - himself once a member of the Communist Politburo - told supporters that he alone could head off a Communist victory and continue Russia's political and economic reforms.