throat´i|ness


throat´i|ness
throat|y «THROH tee», adjective, throat|i|er, throat|i|est.
1. produced or modified in the throat; guttural or velar: »

The young girl had a throaty voice.

2. low-pitched and resonant: »

The engine started with a throaty roar.

throat´i|ly, adverb.
throat´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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