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throaty

[throh-tee] /ˈθroʊ ti/
adjective, throatier, throatiest.
1.
produced or modified in the throat, as certain sounds; guttural, husky, or hoarse.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; throat + -y1
Related forms
throatily, adverb
throatiness, noun
unthroatily, adverb
unthroaty, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for throaty

throaty

/ˈθrəʊtɪ/
adjective throatier, 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
Derived Forms
throatily, adverb
throatiness, noun
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