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husky1

husk·y1

husky1

pronunciation:
huhs ki
part of speech: adjective
inflections: huskier, huskiest
definition 1: big and strong; muscular.
synonyms:
beefy, brawny, burly, muscular
antonyms:
puny
similar words:
hefty, lusty, musclebound, rugged, strapping, strong
definition 2: of the voice, somewhat rasping or hoarse.
synonyms:
gruff, hoarse, rasping, throaty
antonyms:
shrill
similar words:
guttural, rough
definition 3: resembling or covered with a husk.
derivations: huskily (adv.), huskiness (n.)