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English definition of “husky”


adjective  /ˈhʌs·ki/ us  

husky adjective (VOICE)

(esp. of a person’s voice) low and sounding slightly damaged: The singer had a husky voice.

husky adjective (STRONG)

(esp. of boys or men) big and strong: Rennett was a husky, broad-shouldered kid.


noun [C]  /ˈhʌs·ki/ us  

husky noun [C] (DOG)

a type of dog that is strong and furry and is used for pulling sleds in cold regions of the world
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