Harsh and irritating:
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Of, full of, or covered with rock fragments or pebbles:
Having a rough, husky voice, esp. temporarily as from irritation of the throat or vocal cords
Not producing a liquid substance that is normally produced:
Making squawking sounds.
The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
Find another word for raspy. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for raspy, like: scratchy, rough, rasping, gravelly, grating, growly, breathy, hoarse, throaty, whispery and croaky.