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throaty

[ throh-tee ]
/ ˈθroʊ ti /
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adjective, throat·i·er, throat·i·est.
produced or modified in the throat, as certain sounds; guttural, husky, or hoarse.
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Origin of throaty

First recorded in 1635–45; throat + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM throaty

throat·i·ly, adverbthroat·i·ness, nounun·throat·i·ly, adverbun·throat·y, adjective
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How to use throaty in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for throaty

throaty
/ (ˈθrəʊtɪ) /

adjective throatier or throatiest
indicating a sore throat; hoarsea throaty cough
of, relating to, or produced in or by the throat
deep, husky, or guttural

Derived forms of throaty

throatily, adverbthroatiness, noun
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