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hoarse

adjective uk   /hɔːs/ us    /hɔːrs/
(of a voice or a person) having a rough voice, often because of a sore throat or a cold: a hoarse voice She sounded a bit hoarse. You'll make yourself hoarse if you keep shouting like that!
See also
hoarsely
adverb uk   /hɔːs.li/ us    /hɔːrs.li/
hoarseness
noun [U] uk   /hɔːs.nəs/ us    /hɔːrs.nəs/
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