Definition of hoarse adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hoarse

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//hɔrs//
 
 
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(of a person or voice) sounding rough and unpleasant, especially because of a sore throat He shouted himself hoarse. a hoarse cough/cry/scream His voice was hoarse with exhaustion.
 
adverb
 
noun [uncountable]
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