husky - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈhʌski/
adjectivehusky
comparativehuskier
superlativehuskiest
  1. 1
    a husky voice is deep and sounds hoarse (=as if you have a sore throat), often in an attractive way
  2. 2
    American a husky boy or man is big and strong

derived words

huskiness

noun [uncountable]