Wheezing vs Raspy - What's the difference?

wheezing | raspy |


As a noun wheezing

is the quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze.

As a verb wheezing

is .

As an adjective raspy is

(of sound) rough, raw, especially used to describe vocal quality.

wheezing

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze
  • Verb

    (head)
  • 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