Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Harsh in sound; having the voice harsh or rough.

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Usage examples "hoarse":

  1. Then Captain Barker spoke in a hoarse whisper. - "The Blue Pavilions", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. Immediately a hoarse cry of disappointment and of rage escaped his throat. - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
  3. I shall be hoarse. - "Will of the Mill", George Manville Fenn.