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EtymologyEdit

rasp +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɑː.spɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹæsp.i/
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AdjectiveEdit

raspy (comparative raspier, superlative raspiest)

  1. (of sound) Rough, raw, especially used to describe vocal quality.
    His incessant coughing made his voice sound raspy.
  2. Irritable.
    • Louisa May Alcott, Little Wives
      I don't wish to get raspy, so let's change the subject.

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