Meaning & Definition of Hoarse in English
1. 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
- gruff ,
- hoarse ,
Examples of using
My voice is hoarse from a cold.
They were all hoarse from shouting.