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husk·y1 / ˈhəskē/ • adj. (husk·i·er , husk·i·est ) 1. (of a voice or utterance) sounding low-pitched and slightly hoarse. 2. strong; hefty: Patrick looked a husky, strong guy. 3. like or consisting of a husk or husks. DERIVATIVES: husk·i·ly / ˈhəskəlē/ adv. husk·i·ness n. husk·y2 (also hus·kie) • n. (pl. husk·ies) a powerful dog of a breed with a thick double coat that is typically gray, used in the Arctic for pulling sleds.

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husky Eskimo; (h-) Eskimo dog. XIX. abbr. of a form of ESKIMO.

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husky: see Siberian husky.

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huskychokey, croaky, folkie, folky, hokey, hokey-cokey, hoki, jokey, karaoke, Loki, okey-dokey, Okie, pokey, poky, smoky, trochee •adzuki, bouzouki, fluky, kabuki, kooky, pukey, saluki, spooky, Sukie, Suzuki, verrucae •bookie, cookie, hookey, hooky, nooky, rookie •netsuke •clucky, ducky, happy-go-lucky, Kentucky, lucky, mucky, plucky, yucky •bulky, sulky •chunky, clunky, flunkey, funky, hunky, junkie, junky, monkey, punky, spunky •dusky, husky, musky •synecdoche • Malachy • hillocky •bullocky •Andromache, logomachy, theomachy •hummocky • anarchy • monarchy •Cherokee • tussocky •herky-jerky, jerky, mirky, murky, perky, quirky, smirky, turkey •turnkey • Albuquerque

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