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husk•y



Pronunciation: (hus'kē), [key]
adj., husk•i•er, husk•i•est.
n., pl. 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.
a size of garments meant for the larger or heavier than average boy.

husk•y



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

husk•y



Pronunciation: (hus'kē), [key]
n.,
pl. husk•ies.
(sometimes cap.)
1. See Eskimo dog.
2. See Siberian Husky.
3. Canadian Slang.
a. an Inuit.
b. the language of the Inuit.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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