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

hoarseness

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

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːrsnɪs] n [voice] → enrouement m
Hoarseness is very common in the winter season → L'enrouement est très fréquent en hiver.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hoarseness

n (of person)Heiserkeit f; the hoarseness of his voiceseine heisere Stimme
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːsnɪs] nraucedine f
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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

hoarse·ness

n. ronquera, manifestación en la voz de una afección de la laringe.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hoarseness

n ronquera
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Peace.' 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.
He shouted with increasing hoarseness, "The governor, the governor!" This excess lasted fully an hour, during which time he was in a burning fever.
"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."
At this Little John cleared his throat and, after a word or two about a certain hoarseness that troubled him, sang thus:
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 whole bulk of the fog teemed with such taunts, uttered in tones of universal hoarseness. All the while, the steamer's lights moved spectrally a very little, as she lay- to, waiting the upshot of whatever accident had happened.
Fyne had told me the truth, Flora said brusquely with an unexpected hoarseness of tone.
What?" and the strained pitch of the other's hoarseness. "In a lump .
This compares with 2.7 per cent risk for hoarseness alone.
When the readings were compared against a control group of 3,559 patients, the researchers found a significant link between recurrent hoarseness and the dreaded disease.