raspy

[ ras-pee, rah-spee ]
/ ˈræs pi, ˈrɑ spi /

adjective, rasp·i·er, rasp·i·est.

harsh; grating; rasping.
easily annoyed; irritable.

Origin of raspy

First recorded in 1830–40; rasp + -y1

Related forms

rasp·i·ness, nounun·rasp·y, adjective
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