Part of speech:
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
Harsh-sounding; shrill; grating
Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
High-pitched and piercing in tone or sound:
Disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant.
(Slang) Having to do with football
Raspy is defined as something rough or irritated.
Keenly perceptive or intelligent:
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Not producing a liquid substance that is normally produced:
Harsh and grating in sound; sounding rough and husky
Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
Making a harsh scratching noise:
Making squawking sounds.
Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
Of, full of, or covered with rock fragments or pebbles:
A polished surface, often of glass or metal, having many fine parallel stripes or slits through which radiation such as light is passed and projected onto a screen or other detection device. The interference patterns cast by the diffraction grating on the screen or detector can be analyzed to determine the frequency of the radiation.
To ornament with a fret
To rankle is to cause someone to have long-lasting annoyance, anger or irritation.
To shape, sharpen, or refine with friction:
To manage to get by; survive
To cut or tear into shreds.
To wear down, rub away, or scrape by friction:
To dig or excavate with the claws.
To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
Find another word for grating. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for grating, like: soothing, raucous, offensive, strident, harsh, shrill, discordant, grid, jarring, rasping and raspy.