—adj. 1. big and strong; burly.
2. (of the voice) having a semiwhispered vocal tone; somewhat hoarse, as when speaking with a cold or from grief or passion.
3. like, covered with, or full of husks.
4. made in a size meant for the larger or heavier than average boy: size 18 husky pants. 5. for, pertaining to, or wearing clothing in this size: the husky department; husky boys.
—n. a size of garments meant for the larger or heavier than average boy.
Pronunciation: (hus'kē),[key] —n., —pl.husk•ies.Informal. a big, strong person.
Pronunciation: (hus'kē),[key] —n., —pl.husk•ies.(sometimes cap.) 1. See Eskimo dog. 2. See Siberian Husky. 3. Canadian Slang. a. an Inuit.
b. the language of the Inuit.