Husky - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhʌski|  American pronunciation of the word husky
Brit.  |ˈhʌski|  British pronunciation of the word husky

noun

- breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog

adjective

- muscular and heavily built(syn: beefy, buirdly, burly, strapping)
- deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion(syn: gruff, hoarse)

Examples

'Come quickly,' she said in a husky whisper.

makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky

The husky sound of her voice could always arouse him.

Word forms

noun
singular: husky
plural: huskies
adjective
comparative: huskier
superlative: huskiest
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