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English definition of “throaty”

throaty

adjective     /ˈθrəʊ.ti/ US  /ˈθroʊ.t̬i/
describes a sound that is low and rough : a throaty voice / laugh / cough Describing qualities of the human voice throatily     /-tɪ.li/ US  /-t̬ɪ.li/ adverb Describing qualities of the human voice throatiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Describing qualities of the human voice
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