1. uttering in an irritated tone
Similar word(s): rasping
2. a coarse file with sharp pointed projections
Definition categories: man–made, file
Sentences with rasp as a noun:
- the rasp of her perpetual cough
1. scrape with a rasp
2. utter in a grating voice
Sentences with rasp as a verb:
- to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder
- Some sounds rasp the ear.
- His insults rasped my temper.