Origin of guttural
Examples from the Web for guttural
His voice would morph from a melodic baritone to a deep, guttural snarl, grinding notes to a pulp.
She even changed the way she spoke; as a little kid, she spoke like her parents, with guttural hets and ayins.
She lets out a deep, guttural laugh, the kind that sends her into a body-shaking cough away from the phone.China Machado in 'About Face': A Fashion Legend Takes On Aging|Isabel Wilkinson|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sobs wracked my body, and I heard a guttural cry like a wild animal come from somewhere deep within me.
Laila lifted her foot above one of the air gnawing skulls and brought it down with a guttural grunt.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The Indian turned to his followers and spoke to them in guttural jargon.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx
The guttural and palatine sounds of the ch, and some other German peculiarities, cannot be acquired without constant practice.The Collected Writing of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II|Thomas De Quincey
He sat against the wall and talked in guttural tones, and Hal regarded him with deep suspicion.King Coal|Upton Sinclair
After the guttural male voice, the high childish cry seemed to tear the quivering night in two.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
The word terminates in ajo, on which stress is laid; the j is pronounced with a most Arabic guttural aspiration.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]|George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for guttural
Word Origin for guttural
Word Origin and History for guttural
"pertaining to the throat," 1590s, from Middle French guttural, from Latin guttur "throat, gullet" (see bowel). The noun, in linguistics, is from 1690s.