What does the word hoarse mean?

Usage examples for hoarse

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