Origin of gravelly
Related formsun·grav·el·ly, adjective
Can be confusedgravely gravelly
Examples from the Web for gravelly
He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This classic Diesel cover of “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” is as gravelly as it is adorable.
And Hill fully embodies Donnie, a morally bankrupt clown with shiny, capped teeth, suspenders, and a gravelly voice.Jonah Hill on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Prosthetic Penises, and Finance Douchebags|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plus Neeson, with his towering height, brawny physique, and gravelly voice, sure as hell looks the part.The Wrath of Liam Neeson: The ‘Taken 2’ Star’s Action-Hero Transformation|Marlow Stern|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I was 11 years old,” he says, in his gravelly voice that carries an incongruous hint of Brooklyn (Gosling is Canadian).Ryan Gosling: On Blue Valentine and Michelle Williams|Nicole LaPorte|December 26, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Plow deep and subsoil all wheat-lands, except those on a gravelly or sandy bottom.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
This, I think, is owing to the stream moving over a bottom which is both flat and gravelly.Theodore Watts-Dunton|James Douglas
The valleys are less fertile, containing a gravelly soil and fewer trees; so that the country has throughout a more barren aspect.
My practice is, to seed all dry, sandy and gravelly lands with this mixture.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee|L. L. Langstroth
Up a gravelly hogback to a level a hundred feet from the tracks,—and they were in the midst of it.Mountain|Clement Wood