Meaning of throatiness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈθrəʊtɪnɪs/


See throaty

‘Potter tears through a knowing piece of classic fast bebop, close to the throatiness of a baritone sax, Sonny Rollins's weighty, smoky-toned swing and Charlie Parker's melodic agility.’
  • ‘She's got a great voice - good range with the normal melodies and a heartfelt, Joplin-esque throatiness when she needs it.’
  • ‘When Tharpe sings the line beginning with the words, ‘Rock me,’ she uses a seductive throatiness, further tipping the balance in favor of secular farce.’
  • ‘Looking back, I may have been romanticizing a throatiness, the result of the heavy smoking that would eventually kill him.’
  • ‘Vinnie laughed and Diane laughed with him, throwing her head back so that the full throatiness of the sound came out.’