of, like, or abounding in gravel.
harsh and grating: a gravelly voice.

1350–1400; Middle English gravelli. See gravel, -y1

ungravelly, adjective

gravely, gravelly. Unabridged
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gravelly (ˈɡrævəlɪ)
1.  consisting of or abounding in gravel
2.  of or like gravel
3.  (esp of a voice) harsh and grating

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Example sentences
Her voice reminds the swimmer of river rock: gravelly, smooth.
In each patient, gravelly measure of his speech there is the sound of great distances.
Many soils have rock fragment contents ranging from non-gravelly to gravelly.
The plant is found in shallow water in clear, cold lakes and slow streams, often on sandy or gravelly sediments.
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