from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. With a dry, harsh voice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With a harsh, grating sound or voice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a hoarse manner; with a rough, grating voice or sound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a hoarse or husky voice
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"Brilliant!" he called hoarsely after her as she disappeared into the crowd.
“Jesse,” she called hoarsely, unable to find words to tell him what had happened.
“Ying-ying,” he called hoarsely to me as he rose from his chair.
But the old lobsterman had a message for them, nevertheless, for when he came within hailing distance he called hoarsely:
"Yes, mother -- coming!" he called hoarsely, and then looked at me with his own eyes.
"Throw up your hands!" came hoarsely from the bunk.
Engineer Robertson swayed easily to the oscillation as, with one side of his intent face toward me, he clutched the throttle lever, until he called hoarsely as his fingers moved along it.
After that he drank more tea, crawled back into the balsam shelter, and lay down beside Jan. It was broad day when he awoke, and he called hoarsely to his companion when he saw that the snow had ceased falling.
"Garman!" he called hoarsely; and by the manner in which his voice echoed in the stillness he knew no living being was about the place.
"Van, Weyden!" he called hoarsely, and with a note of fright in his voice.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.