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Adjective: rasping  rãs-ping
  1. Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    "a rasping voice";
    - grating, gravelly, raspy, rough, scratchy
Noun: rasping  rãs-ping
  1. Uttering in an irritated tone
    - rasp
Verb: rasp  rãsp
  1. Scrape with a rasp
  2. Utter in a grating voice

Derived forms: raspings

See also: cacophonic, cacophonous

Type of: abrade, abrase, corrade, mouth, rub down, rub off, speak, talk, utter, utterance, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, vocalization

Encyclopedia: Rasp