Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rasping

1 sense of rasping

Sense 1
rasp, rasping -- (uttering in an irritated tone)
       => utterance, vocalization -- (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rasp

2 senses of rasp

Sense 1
rasp -- (scrape with a rasp)
       => abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off -- (wear away)

Sense 2
rasp -- (utter in a grating voice)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Antonyms of adj rasping

1 sense of rasping

Sense 1
grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy -- (unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice")

INDIRECT (VIA cacophonous) -> euphonious, euphonous -- (having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter")

Similarity of adj rasping

1 sense of rasping

Sense 1
grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy -- (unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice")
       => cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic -- (having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten)

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