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Definition of husky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (huskier, huskiest)
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  1. 1(of a person or their voice) sounding deep, quiet, and rough, sometimes in an attractive way She spoke in a husky whisper.
  2. 2(of a man) big and strong
  3. NAmE//ˈhʌskəli//
    adverb “You're beautiful,” he murmured huskily.
  4. NAmE//ˈhʌskinəs//
    noun [uncountable]
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