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synonyms for croupy

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

antonyms for croupy

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

The children were croupy, and one morning an alcohol lamp near little Clara's bed, blown by the draught, set fire to the canopy.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
If it occurs suddenly, the child will wake about midnight with the characteristic croupy cough.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
Next morning it wakes up apparently well except for the croupy cough.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
The idea of a hot bath in the middle of the day, and him full of dinner, and croupy into the bargain!
JACK AND JILLLOUISA MAY ALCOTT
The disease which Mackenzie called croup, was generally known in Glasgow at that time as croupy sore throat.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
But she seemed pensive, and when I tried to get acquainted with her she would cluck in a croupy tone of voice and go away.
CORDWOODEDGAR WILSON (BILL) NYE
Oct. 6th, croupy symptoms more marked; tonsils and uvula greatly swollen, so that the fauces are almost occluded; temp.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
Nov. 7th, temperature 103°; respiration and cough have a slight croupy character; other symptoms as yesterday.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
Frequent spells of croupy cough and a certain degree of dyspnoea are often observed for years afterward.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
One of those nasty croupy coughs, you know, and hoops with it.
PUPPETS AT LARGEF. ANSTEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CROUPY

  • 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.