Associations to the word «Hoarse»

Wiktionary

HOARSE, adjective. Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice.

Dictionary definition

HOARSE, adjective. Deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley