Meaning of “rasp” in the English Dictionary

"rasp" in British English

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uk /rɑːsp/ us /ræsp/


uk /rɑːsp/ us /ræsp/

(Definition of “rasp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rasp" in American English

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raspnoun [ U ]

us /ræsp/

an unpleasant sound, like something with a rough surface being rubbed

adjective [ -er/-est only ] us /ˈræs·pi/

His voice had dwindled to a raspy croak.

(Definition of “rasp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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