Definitions for raspingˈræs pɪŋ, ˈrɑ spɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rasp•ingˈræs pɪŋ, ˈrɑ spɪŋ(adj.)

  1. harsh; grating:

    a rasping voice.

  2. (n.)a minute piece of wood, etc., removed with a rasp.

    Category: Building Trades

  3. raspings, dry breadcrumbs.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rasp, rasping(adj)

    uttering in an irritated tone

  2. grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy(adj)

    unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

    "a gravelly voice"


  1. rasping(Noun)

    A rasping sound

  2. rasping(Adjective)


    He spoke in a rasping voice due to throat cancer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rasping

    of Rasp

Anagrams of rasping

  1. parsing

  2. sparing

  3. parings

Translations for rasping

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of a sound, voice etc) harsh, rough and unpleasant.

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