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adjective as in pertaining to the throat

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It may not be the throaty growl of a Harley, but it’s still the kind of rig that elicits pangs of jealousy—it looks like a hell of a lot of fun.

In fact, it even trades some of the playfulness of the first album, which shone through in sudden throaty giggles and jokes with the singer’s brother-slash-producer, Finneas, for a tone that straddles the line between wistful and jaded.

Clinton punctuated her hammy gesture with a deep, throaty chuckle.

He still has his laddish Liverpudlian wit, throwing back his head in a deep throaty laugh as a crowd of reporters joins in.

His tastes and desires were manifested by his sensual lips, his small, dull eyes and throaty voice.

Another call followed it, and then a throaty thrilling, and then another short series of acrid and moving calls.

Judy turned her face away from those appealing blue eyes and coughed a forced throaty cough.

A tone may be "attacked" with a nasal or throaty quality, and then be improved, by simply eliminating the objectionable quality.

There is an almost infinite variety of throaty tones, and of nasal sounds as well.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to throaty, such as: gruff, hoarse, deep, gular, guttural, and husky.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.