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husk·y1

husky1

 
pronunciation:
huhs ki
part of speech: adjective
inflections: huskier, huskiest
definition 1: big and strong.
Our football team is made up of husky young men.
synonyms:
burly, muscular
antonyms:
puny
similar words:
rugged, strong
definition 2: somewhat rough or gruff sounding.
My dog obeys when I use a husky voice.
synonyms:
gruff, hoarse, rasping
antonyms:
shrill
derivations: huskily (adv.), huskiness (n.)