Raspy vs Gaspy - What's the difference?

raspy | gaspy |


As adjectives the difference between raspy and gaspy

is that raspy is (of sound) rough, raw, especially used to describe vocal quality while gaspy is resembling or characterised by gasps.

raspy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (of sound) Rough, raw, especially used to describe vocal quality.
  • His incessant coughing made his voice sound raspy .
  • Irritable.
  • * Louisa May Alcott, Little Wives
  • I don't wish to get raspy , so let's change the subject.

    Synonyms

    * grating, harsh, hoarse, rough * (irritable) irritable

    Anagrams

    * prays, spray

    See also

    * raspiness

    gaspy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Resembling or characterised by gasps.
  • * 1894 , Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad
  • Then his eyes began to spread and his breath to come out kinder gaspy like, and he says: "Ger-reat Scott, it's the LONGITUDE!"
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=September 6, author=Mike Albo, title=The Department of Just Right, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=When I tried it on, I discovered why my friends were so gaspy : it fit perfectly. }}