1disagreeably harsh or strident: HOARSEraucous voices

2boisterously disorderly … raucous frontier town— Truman Capote


This word as found in the passage ” Brooklyn Was Mine”, by Chris Knutsen and Valerie Steiker. In the sentence in which the word was found in, the author writes,” Then, the letters stop. In the first days without her raucous writing voice and her panoramic gaze, I felt a little lost.”

The author uses the word raucous is used to describe Lucy’s writing voice as loud and harsh.

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