How to Pronounce hoarse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hoarse" is [hˈɔːs], [hˈɔːs], [h_ˈɔː_s].

What are the misspellings for hoarse?

"Hoarse" in context

When someone describes a voice as hoarse, it means the voice is rough and raspy. This can be due to a variety of reasons, from allergies to respiratory infections. Common colds and throat irritation can cause hoarseness. In some cases, it may be a sign of something more serious, such as laryngitis or vocal cord trauma. Depending on the cause and severity of the hoarseness, symptoms may last for a few days or weeks.

Some treatments for hoarseness include resting the voice, drinking plenty of fluids, or using cough drops or lozenges to ease the irritation.

What are similar-sounding words for hoarse?

Usage over time for hoarse:

This graph shows how "hoarse" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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