HyperDic: husky

English > 3 senses of the word husky:
ADJECTIVEallhusky, beefy, burly, strapping, buirdlymuscular / muscular and heavily built
allhusky, gruff, hoarsedeep and harsh sounding as if from shouting / shouting or illness or emotion
NOUNanimalhusky, Eskimo dogbreed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
husky > pronunciation
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English > husky: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmuscular / muscular and heavily built.
Example "clothing sizes for husky boys"
Synonymsbeefy, burly, strapping, buirdly
RegionScotlandOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
BroaderrobustSturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Spanishcárnico, carnoso, carnudo, corpulento, fornida, fornido, fuerte, musculoso, robusto
Catalancorpulent, fornit, fort, robust
Nounshuskinessthe property of being big and strong
English > husky: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDeep and harsh sounding as if from shouting / shouting or illness or emotion.
Example "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
Synonymsgruff, hoarse
Broadercacophonous, cacophonicHaving an unpleasant sound
Spanishafónico, áspero, bronco, ronco
Catalanaspre, rauc, rogallós, ronc
Nounshuskinessa throaty harshness
Adverbshuskilyin a hoarse or husky voice
English > husky: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningBreed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog.
SynonymEskimo dog
Broaderworking dogAny of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Spanishhusky, perro esquimal, perro siberiano

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