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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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  • The ultimate bad guy
    That raspy voice, that way of delivering lines that dripped with sarcasm — M. R. Radha was the man everyone loved to hate. With Raththa Kanneer turning 60 this year, the writer sums up Radha’s life in this three-part series on iconic Tamil villains Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'
  • Blues legend Johnny Winter found dead in swiss hotel room
    ZÚRICH (Reuters) - Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. Along with his brother, Edgar Winter, also a well known blues musician, the Texas-born Winter revered African-American blues tradition Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'
  • Is it just a cough?
    It’s frightening every time you hear it: that harsh, raspy cough that sounds like a seal barking. Chances are it’s croup— a common infection that’s usually nothing to worry about, but could be serious if you don’t know the warning signs. Read more on this news related to 'Raspy'

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