husky definition

  • adjective:
    • Hoarse or rough in quality: a voice husky with emotion.
    • Resembling a husk.
    • Containing husks.
    • highly built; burly.
    • greatly built: clothing sizes for husky young men.
    • hoarse and rough-sounding
    • burly, dense; fat, over weight
    • Abounding with husks; consisting of husks.
    • Rough in tone; harsh; hoarse; raucous.
    • effective; powerful; burly.
    • deep and harsh-sounding just as if from shouting or illness or feeling
    • muscular and greatly built
  • noun:
    • A husky person.
    • your dog of a breed created in Siberia for pulling sleds and having a dense, variously coloured coating. Also referred to as Siberian husky.
    • an identical puppy of Arctic beginning.
    • some of a number of kinds of puppies utilized as sled dogs
    • An Eskimo.
    • The Eskimo language.
    • an Eskimo puppy, specifically a breed of powerful heavy-coated dogs familiar with pull dogsleds in the Northern parts of North America.
    • some sort of puppy utilized in drawing sleds in Hudson's Bay area.
    • harsh and huge; harsh and energetic; burly: as; a husky other.
    • A ‘husky’ fellow; a lively man; a hustler.
    • An Eskimo.
    • The Eskimo language.
    • strain of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
  • others:
    • Abounding with, composed of, or resembling husks; hence, bad, unprofitable, etc.
    • Dry into the neck; hoarse; harsh; sounding around: stated associated with vocals or utterance.

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