Hoarsening
Hoarsen Hoars"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoarsened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoarsening}.] To make hoarse. [1913 Webster]

I shall be obliged to hoarsen my voice. --Richardson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hoarsening — v. make hoarse; become hoarse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hoarsen — Hoars en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoarsened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoarsening}.] To make hoarse. [1913 Webster] I shall be obliged to hoarsen my voice. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoarsened — Hoarsen Hoars en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoarsened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoarsening}.] To make hoarse. [1913 Webster] I shall be obliged to hoarsen my voice. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoarsen — verb (hoarsened; hoarsening) Date: 1748 transitive verb to make hoarse intransitive verb to become hoarse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoarsen — ˈhōrsən, ˈhȯr , ˈhōəs , ˈhȯ(ə)s verb (hoarsened ; hoarsened ; hoarsening s(ə)niŋ ; hoarsens) transitive verb : to make hoarse it agitated their bodies and hoarsened their voices Walter O Meara intransitive verb : to become hoarse …   Useful english dictionary

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