adjective, husk·i·er, husk·i·est.
noun, plural husk·ies.
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Origin of husky1
OTHER WORDS FROM huskyhusk·i·ly, adverbhusk·i·ness, noun
Definition for husky (2 of 2)
noun, plural husk·ies.(sometimes initial capital letter)
Origin of husky2
Example sentences from the Web for husky
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.
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.
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.
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
Ned pointed to the broken dam and huskily related what had occurred.Canoe Boys and Campfires|William Murray Graydon
"I should like to hire your boat for an hour," he said, huskily.Kidnapped at the Altar|Laura Jean Libbey
“Not so much ashamed of me as I am of myself,” said Perry huskily.Real Gold|George Manville Fenn
"He was in a bad way when I left this morning," he said huskily.The Window at the White Cat|Mary Roberts Rinehart
"I'm going down to the Library to smoke," he said huskily to her.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for husky (1 of 2)
adjective huskier or huskiest
Derived forms of huskyhuskily, adverbhuskiness, noun
Word Origin for husky
British Dictionary definitions for husky (2 of 2)
noun plural huskies
- a member of the Inuit people
- the Inuit language