- produced or modified in the throat, as certain sounds; guttural, husky, or hoarse.
Origin of throaty
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Examples from the Web for throaty
Clinton punctuated her hammy gesture with a deep, throaty chuckle.Hillary Takes on the World: Clinton’s Foreign Policy Record in the Spotlight
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At last, he licked his dry lips, and his voice broke in a throaty whisper.Within the Law
Mr Verloc intimated in a throaty, veiled murmur that he was no longer young.The Secret Agent
His voice had the heavy, throaty rasp characteristic of the Martian.
She laughed again, a different sort of old laugh, a fat and throaty one.The Prisoner
He flung his head back and laughed his throaty affected cackle of anger.To-morrow
- indicating a sore throat; hoarsea throaty cough
- of, relating to, or produced in or by the throat
- deep, husky, or guttural
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