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rasp·y

 (răs′pē)
adj. rasp·i·er, rasp·i·est
Rough; grating.

rasp•y

(ˈræs pi, ˈrɑ spi)

adj. rasp•i•er, rasp•i•est.
1. harsh or grating; rasping.
2. easily annoyed; irritable.
[1830–40]
rasp′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.raspy - unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten

raspy

adjective
Disagreeable to the sense of hearing:
Translations
käheä

raspy

[ˈrɑːspɪ] ADJ [voice] → ronco, áspero; [tone] → quebrado

raspy

adj (= hoarse) tonekrächzend; voiceheiser
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