Synonyms of husky


1. Eskimo dog, husky, working dog

usage: breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog


1. beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly, robust (vs. frail)

usage: muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"

2. gruff, hoarse, husky, cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic

usage: deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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Definition and meaning of husky (Dictionary)