Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Roughness or harshness of utterance; hoarseness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness.

Etymologies

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Latin rausitas, from raucus hoarse: compare French raucité.

Examples

  • It was late at night when we reached the place, but saloon and dance-hall were ablaze with light and loud with the raucity of phonographs and the stamping of feet.

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  • "挚爱" means "Premier Love", the rappers are 醉人 (Brass Face from Phoenix Cry/National Campaign, the raucity one) and Crazy Chef (Dragon Tongue Squad), and the singer's name is 陈雅函.www. myspace.com www. myspace.com

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  • "挚爱" means "Premier Love", the rappers are 醉人 (Brass Face from Phoenix Cry/National Campaign, the raucity one) and Crazy Chef (Dragon Tongue Squad), and the singer's name is 陈雅函.www. myspace.com www. myspace.com

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  • [from Latin raucus hoarse] raucously adv raucousness less commonly, raucity [ˈrɔːsɪtɪ] n

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