Definition of hoarse:
croaking, growling, ill-humored, husky, whispering, cacophonic, squawking, ill-humoured, blatant, dry, throaty, disembodied, guttural, strapping, flat, scratchy, absonant, raspy, squawky, appealing, indistinct, adenoidal, curmudgeonly, croaky, cracked, breathy, dry, fruity, thick, crusty, uneven, brittle, dead, gruff, cacophonous, loud, rough, ragged, beefy, gravelly, buirdly, croaking, unmusical, rough, burly, discordant.
- shrill (part of speech: adjective)
- "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.
- "Captivating Mary Carstairs", Henry Sydnor Harrison.
- "Frank Merriwell's Chums", Burt L. Standish.