Definition of "hoarseness" []

  • Gratingly harsh or raucous in tone (adjective)
  • Low, harsh, and lacking in intensity (adjective)
  • Having a husky voice, as through illness, shouting, etc (adjective)
  • The quality of being hoarse; of having a dry harsh voice. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hoarseness" in a sentence
  • "“There are a range of other features such as hoarseness, roughness, breathiness of the voice, which have to do with the airflow over the vocal chords, and these all combine to make our voices distinctive.”"
  • "But she grew pale, her eyes became peculiarly brilliant, her voice took a lower key, and lost a kind of hoarseness it had in the past."
  • "Side effects of VNS therapy are usually mild, such as hoarseness, coughing and tickling in the throat and usually diminish over time."