Origin of husky1
OTHER WORDS FROM huskyhusk·i·ly, adverbhusk·i·ness, noun
Other definitions for husky (2 of 2)
- an Inuit.
- the language of the Inuit.
Origin of husky2
How to use husky in a sentence
Since the launch of Laika, the part-husky space pioneer to orbit the Earth in 1957, scientists have known that space travel takes a toll on the human body.Breakthrough NASA Study Discovers Surprising Key to Astronauts’ Health in Space|Shelly Fan|December 2, 2020|Singularity Hub
By choosing 0, 1 or 2 huskies in generation 0, you can produce individuals that are 0%, 50% or 100% husky.
Since Dax is male, the previously described family tree would not give the required 56% huskyness but rather 57% if his mother is a husky or 55% if his father is a husky.
This means that a male dog like Dax would have about 1% more huskyness than we previously calculated if his mother was a husky and 1% less huskyness if his father was a husky.
So in the 6th generation, Dax can reach 56% huskyness if his mother is a husky.
He looked very thin, was huskily bearded, and in a slim blue suit.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I did n't fly off the handle," said the screw, twirling huskily at the end of the screw-shaft.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
“Yes, yes,” cried Ella huskily; and she took a formal-looking letter, that had evidently been hurriedly torn open.
“Yes, yes; I must go,” said Ella huskily; and raising her hands to her face, she would have left the room.
"Because business made it necessary," replied the American huskily, yet in a lower voice.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
"That's the best bit of news I have had in my life," he said huskily.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for husky (1 of 2)
Derived forms of huskyhuskily, adverbhuskiness, noun
Word Origin for husky
British Dictionary definitions for husky (2 of 2)
- a member of the Inuit people
- the Inuit language