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throaty (comparative throatier, superlative throatiest)

  1. (of a sound) produced in the throat; especially such a sound which is rough or coarse.
    A throaty cough.
    • 2012, Tom Lamont, How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world (in The Daily Telegraph, 15 November 2012)[1]
      Since forming in 2007 Mumford & Sons have hard-toured their way to a vast market for throaty folk that's strong on banjo and bass drum. They have released two enormous albums. But, wow, do they take some knocks back home.