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Synonyms for hoarse
hɔrs, hoʊrshoarse

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hoarse

    Synonyms:
    harsh, grating, husky, raucous, rough, gruff

    Antonyms:
    mellifluous, mellow, rich, sweet, melodious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gruff, hoarse, huskyadjective

    deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion

    "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

    Synonyms:
    ill-humored, gruff, burly, buirdly, crusty, husky, strapping, beefy, ill-humoured, curmudgeonly

    Antonyms:
    euphonious, euphonous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoarseadjective

    Synonyms:
    husky, raucous

  2. hoarseadjective

    Synonyms:
    rough, grating, harsh

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hoarseadjective

    Synonyms:
    harsh, discordant, husky, raucous, guttural

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How to use hoarse in a sentence?

  1. Jacob Mafume:

    The arrest of labor leaders and opposition members is a familiar script in Africa. We have called for dialogue until our voices have gone hoarse but have been ignored.

  2. Dante Alighieri:

    There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

  3. Meng Hu:

    I've been talking nonstop, my throat gets really hoarse. [ In this job, ] you need to talk a lot, because your mood is contagious. You can't just do things halfway. Only when you talk enthusiastically can you get your audience excited.

  4. Alexander Mullings:

    My voice is hoarse. I was screaming, ‘Ahhhhhh!'.


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