Raspy

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Raspy Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    raspy adj : unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice" [syn: grating, gravel, gravelly, rasping, rough]
Raspy Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Raspy \Rasp"y\, a. Like a rasp, or the sound made by a rasp; grating. --R. D. Blackmore.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Raspy'


  • Raspy river stingray: The arraia or raspy river stingray (Potamotrygon scobina) is a species of fish in the Potamotrygonidae family. It is endemic to Brazil ...

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  • Mitchell's show choir celebrates 30 years
    The raspy voice belongs to Mitchell High School's vocal director Chris Miller. He's like a proud papa when it comes to his 75 show choir kids. Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'
  • ‘Lady Day’ sings the blues away
    On the one hand, we have Audra McDonald, poised and elegant — a classically trained soprano and five-time Tony winner. On the other, there’s the raspy-voiced Billie Holiday, who lifted... Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'
  • Unorthodox mom’s life centered on compassion
    Judith Bansavage delivered her brutal honesty with the raspy voice of a longtime smoker, but she had a tender side, her children said. While working ... Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'

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