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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of sounding guttural, husky, or hoarse.

Usage examples (38)
  • NECK FAULTS: Ewe-necked; throatiness; short and thick.
  • Everyone in Berlin spoke English, in varying degrees of throatiness.
  • It seemed so far off, as if the throatiness belonged to somebody else.
  • But not in its usual voice, somehow; in a lower tone that had a hint of throatiness in it. for more
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