throaty

(redirected from throatier)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

throat·y

 (thrō′tē)
adj. throat·i·er, throat·i·est
Uttered or sounding as if uttered deep in the throat; guttural, hoarse, or husky.

throat′i·ly adv.
throat′i·ness n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

throaty

(ˈθrəʊtɪ)
adj, throatier or throatiest
1. indicating a sore throat; hoarse: a throaty cough.
2. of, relating to, or produced in or by the throat
3. deep, husky, or guttural
ˈthroatily adv
ˈthroatiness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

throat•y

(ˈθroʊ ti)

adj. throat•i•er, throat•i•est.
(of sound) husky; hoarse; guttural.
[1635–45]
throat′i•ly, adv.
throat′i•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.throaty - sounding as if pronounced low in the throat; "a rich throaty voice"
low-pitched, low - used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

throaty

adjective hoarse, husky, gruff, low, deep, thick, guttural A broad smile and a throaty chuckle were his on-screen trademarks.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
حَلْقي
hrdelní
hæs
rámur, hás, dimmur

throaty

[ˈθrəʊtɪ] ADJ (throatier (compar) (throatiest (superl))) [person, voice] → ronco, afónico; [laugh] → gutural; [roar of engine] → ronco
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

throaty

[ˈθrəʊti] adj (= hoarse) [voice, laugh] → de gorge
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

throaty

adj (+er), throatily
advkehlig, rau
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

throaty

[ˈθrəʊtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (voice) → roco/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

throat

(θrəut) noun
1. the back part of the mouth connecting the openings of the stomach, lungs and nose. She has a sore throat.
2. the front part of the neck. She wore a silver brooch at her throat.
-throated
having a (certain type of) throat. a red-throated bird.
ˈthroaty adjective
(of a voice) coming from far back in the throat; deep and hoarse.
ˈthroatily adverb
ˈthroatiness noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
The automaker is also looking at working with aftermarket companies such as Borla to offer an even throatier exhaust.
Standard kit includes 17-inch alloy wheels and a JCW aerodynamic kit together with a throatier and more efficient exhaust system, which even includes a Bluetooth controller to activate Track Mode when having a blast at a track day.
For an extra PS1000, you can upgrade to the AMG exhaust system for a deeper, throatier sound.
A Driver Sport Pack delivers a host of intriguing features including a throatier sounding exhaust, a red display when the car is switched to sport mode, a tweak that makes the power steering more responsive, and steering wheel-mounted control paddles for manual operation of gear changes.
Slide the shift lever onto Sport mode and you'll hear a throatier engine, higher gear changes, and a more vigorous response at the slightest hint of throttle pressure.
Meanwhile, a new exhaust system - derived from that of the One-77 hypercar - is lighter, smaller and throatier than that of the outgoing car.
Her voice suffered problems and she returned with a throatier sound, scoring her biggest hit, Total Eclipse of the Heart.
Both birds will often let loose a series of rattling and clicking sounds, but again, a raven's is much throatier than a crow's.
The engine has a mild note to it when idling but begins to get throatier and more purposeful as you rev.
It has a mild note to it at idle, which gets throatier and more purposeful as the revs rise.
He sounded much better, deeper and throatier, and he seemed warier and came in more slowly, I had high hopes for this one, and when I first glimpsed him up in the timber he looked pretty good.
Ford along with Almoayyed Motors, the Ford, Lincoln and Mercury importer-dealer in the kingdom, are celebrating the arrival of the 2010 Mustang boasting a new exterior design featuring well-crafted materials with updated technology and a V-8 engine with even more horsepower and an even throatier signature Mustang exhaust roar.