hoarse

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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.

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.

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

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.
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

hoarse

hoarse

adjective
1. Low and grating in sound:
2. Disagreeable to the sense of hearing:
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

hoarse

[ˈhɔːrs] adj [person] → enroué(e); [voice] → rauque; [whisper] → rauque
to shout o.s. hoarse → s'égosiller jusqu'à en perdre la voix

hoarse

adj (+er)heiser; he shouted himself hoarseer schrie sich heiser; you sound rather hoarsedeine Stimme klingt heiser

hoarse

[hɔːs] adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl))) → rauco/a
they shouted themselves hoarse → si sono sgolati a forza di urlare

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

a. ronco-a; áspero-a.

hoarse

adj ronco; to be — estar ronco, tener la voz ronca
References in classic literature ?
Although he had not howled once, his snarling and growling, combined with his thirst, had hoarsened his throat and dried the mucous membranes of his mouth so that he was incapable, except under the sheerest provocation, of further sound.
There's a right pile-up ..." The mind may no longer conjure up the names of the horses involved, but the sheer surprise and nearalarm in Graham Goode's hoarsened, gabbled "it's a three-way photo in the Whitbread" still sends up the hair on the back of the neck.
The conversation, now in the past, erupted more violently than the sound of weapons as the combatants, who now hoarsened by the vocal simulation of gun fire and exploding grenades, lashed out at each other.