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synonyms for breathy

  • discordant
  • gravelly
  • gruff
  • harsh
  • raucous
  • throaty
  • blatant
  • cracked
  • croaking
  • croaky
  • croupy
  • dry
  • grating
  • growling
  • guttural
  • husky
  • indistinct
  • jarring
  • piercing
  • ragged
  • rough
  • scratching
  • squawking
  • stertorous
  • strident
  • stridulous
  • thick
  • uneven
  • whispering

antonyms for breathy

MOST RELEVANT
  • nice
  • polite
  • soft
  • smooth
  • soothing
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How to use breathy in a sentence

She knows when to belt, when to hold back and when to go for a breathy note.
DEMI LOVATO IS CONFRONTING HER DEMONS IN REAL TIMEBETHONIE BUTLERMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was empty, and as he came slowly back and stood looking down into her face a low, breathy chuckle sounded in his ear.
VICTOR OLLNEE'S DISCIPLINEHAMLIN GARLAND
"You seem to know a great deal about his love-making," she said at last, with the breathy calm of controlled temper.
THE TITLE MARKETEMILY POST
"Come away with yuh, Mary Cregan," Mrs. Byrne cried, in her breathy huskiness.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL 31, NO 2, JUNE 1908VARIOUS
"I don't really know why she's idling like that," Sarah Brown heard him say in his breathy pathetic voice.
LIVING ALONESTELLA BENSON
His voice was rather higher than Malone would have expected, oddly breathy without much depth to it.
OUT LIKE A LIGHTGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
This to a brief, blunt block of child who made some breathy noise.
WILDERNESS OF SPRINGEDGAR PANGBORN
Now he felt Aria close to him, heard her voice trembling and breathy.
CIRCLE OF FLIGHTRICHARD STOCKHAM
There was a soft, breathy perspiration, as well as more strength.
FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS OF PILLS AND POWDERSWILLIAM A. ALCOTT
It ought to be considered treason to think or to speak of The Country in this vague, breathy way.
THE GHOST IN THE WHITE HOUSEGERALD STANLEY LEE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BREATHY

  • blatant
  • breathy
  • cracked
  • croaking
  • croaky
  • croupy
  • discordant
  • dry
  • grating
  • gravelly
  • growling
  • gruff
  • guttural
  • harsh
  • husky
  • indistinct
  • jarring
  • piercing
  • ragged
  • raucous
  • rough
  • scratching
  • squawking
  • stertorous
  • strident
  • stridulous
  • thick
  • throaty
  • uneven
  • whispering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.