Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun husky

1 sense of husky

Sense 1
Eskimo dog, husky -- (breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog)
       => working dog -- (any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs)

Antonyms of adj husky

2 senses of husky

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")

INDIRECT (VIA robust) -> frail -- (physically weak; "an invalid's frail body")

Sense 2
gruff, hoarse, husky -- (deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson)

INDIRECT (VIA cacophonous) -> euphonious, euphonous -- (having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter")

Similarity of adj husky

2 senses of husky

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")
       => robust (vs. frail) -- (sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial")

Sense 2
gruff, hoarse, husky -- (deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson)
       => cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic -- (having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten)

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