Gravelly



[grav-uh-lee] /ˈgræv ə li/

adjective
1.
of, like, or abounding in .
2.
harsh and grating:
a gravelly voice.
/ˈɡrævəlɪ/
adjective
1.
consisting of or abounding in gravel
2.
of or like gravel
3.
(esp of a voice) harsh and grating
adj.

late 14c., “covered with gravel or sand,” from gravel + -y (2). Of voices, by 1944.

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