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hoarse

harsh; grating; throaty; rough: His voice was hoarse from screaming at the game.
Not to be confused with:
horse – large, four-legged animal: She rode the horse into the woods.
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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.
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hoarse

(hɔːs)
adj
1. gratingly harsh or raucous in tone
2. low, harsh, and lacking in intensity: a hoarse whisper.
3. having a husky voice, as through illness, shouting, etc
[C14: of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse hās, Old Saxon hēs]
ˈhoarsely adv
ˈhoarseness n
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hoarse

(hɔrs, hoʊrs)

adj. hoars•er, hoars•est.
1. having a vocal tone characterized by weakness of intensity and excessive breathiness; husky.
2. having a raucous voice.
3. making a harsh, low sound.
[1350–1400; Middle English hors < Old Norse *hārs (assumed variant of hāss); c. Old English hās, Old Saxon hēs, Old High German heis]
hoarse′ly, adv.
hoarse′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hoarse - deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
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hoarse

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

hoarse

adjective
1. Low and grating in sound:
2. Disagreeable to the sense of hearing:
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Translations
أجَش، خَشِنمبحوحمُصاب بِبَحَّه، أجَش الصَّوْت
chraplavýchraptivýochraptělý
hæs
hás, rámur
kimusšaižusužkimęsužkimimas
aizsmacis
zachrípnutý
hripav

hoarse

[hɔːs] ADJ (hoarser (compar) (hoarsest (superl))) → ronco
to be hoarsetener la voz ronca
in a hoarse voicecon voz ronca
to shout o.s. hoarseenronquecer a fuerza de gritar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hoarse

[ˈhɔːrs] adj [person] → enroué(e); [voice] → rauque; [whisper] → rauque
to shout o.s. hoarse → s'égosiller jusqu'à en perdre la voix
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hoarse

adj (+er)heiser; he shouted himself hoarseer schrie sich heiser; you sound rather hoarsedeine Stimme klingt heiser
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hoarse

[hɔːs] adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl))) → rauco/a
they shouted themselves hoarse → si sono sgolati a forza di urlare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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hoarse

a. ronco-a; áspero-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hoarse

adj ronco; to be — estar ronco, tener la voz ronca
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Farr less abhorrd then these Vex'd SCYLLA bathing in the Sea that parts CALABRIA from the hoarce TRINACRIAN shore: Nor uglier follow the Night-Hag, when call'd In secret, riding through the Air she comes Lur'd with the smell of infant blood, to dance With LAPLAND Witches, while the labouring Moon Eclipses at thir charms.
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Earlier Mary said prayers in a weak voice, to aid the ministers in their task, but as the fits increased and the prayers continued her voice became "very strange, proceeding from the throat (like a hoarce dogge that barkes) casting from thence with open mouth aboundance of froath or foame....