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Meaning of husky

husk•y

Pronunciation: (hus'kē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. husk•i•er, husk•i•est. husk•ies.
—adj.
  1. big and strong; burly.
  2. (of the voice) having a semiwhispered vocal tone; somewhat hoarse, as when speaking with a cold or from grief or passion.
  3. like, covered with, or full of husks.
  4. made in a size meant for the larger or heavier than average boy: size 18 husky pants.
  5. for, pertaining to, or wearing clothing in this size: the husky department; husky boys.
—n.
  1. a size of garments meant for the larger or heavier than average boy.

husk•y

Pronunciation: (hus'kē), [key]
— pl. husk•ies.
  1. a big, strong person.

husk•y

Pronunciation: (hus'kē), [key]
— pl. husk•ies.
  1. See
  2. See
    1. an Inuit.
    2. the language of the Inuit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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