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Definition of "throaty" [throat•y]

  • Uttered or sounding as if uttered deep in the throat; guttural, hoarse, or husky. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "throaty" in a sentence
  • "But she had said the word with throaty fondness, making it a term of endearment."
  • "In real life he is called throaty, and given a level spoonful of that nauseous compound known as common sense."
  • "I really can't describe the noises somebody's stomach is making as either "throaty" or "gutteral" without being unintentionally humorous, can I?"