husky
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈhʌs.ki/
Adjective

husky (comparative huskier, superlative huskiest)

  1. (of a voice) Hoarse and rough-sounding.
  2. (US) Burly, stout.
    • You look like a good, husky man to pitch in the barnyard […]
    • 1965, Popular Mechanics, September issue, page 22 ↗
      Word got around quickly that this plane, which has been flying since January, is bigger and huskier than our proposed C-5A […]
    • , Train Simulator Video Game tutorial, page 14 ↗
      There's no yard power available for assignment today, so you'll be working with a husky GE ES44AC. […]
  3. Abounding with husks; consisting of husks.
    • Some swains have sown before: but most have found
      A husky harvest from the grudging ground.
Translations Translations Noun

husky (plural huskies)

  1. Any of several breeds of dogs used as sled dogs.
Synonyms
  • polar dog
Related terms Translations
  • French: husky
  • German: Husky, Polarhund
  • Portuguese: husky
  • Russian: эскимо́сская ла́йка

Husky
Proper noun
  1. (dated) Any of the languages of the Eskimo peoples.
Noun

husky (plural Huskies)

  1. (dated) An Eskimo person.
Related terms


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