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Husky meaning

husky - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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. 2. Abounding with husks; consisting of husks.
  3. 3. Rough in tone; harsh; hoarse; raucous; as, a husky voice.
  4. 4. Powerful; strong; burly.
  5. 5. An Eskimo; also, an Eskimo dog.
  6. 6. The Eskimo language.
  7. 7. Of, or like, husks; dry; hoarse.

husky - examples of usage

  1. I felt suddenly husky. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. His voice had grown husky since he last spoke. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. She made the tears come into her eyes as she spoke, and when she said that she should always be proud to be associated with one of his works, Hoskins's voice was quite husky in replying: " Is that the way you feel about it?" - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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