Synonyms for husky

Synonyms for (noun) husky

Synonyms: husky, Eskimo dog

Definition: breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog

Similar words: working dog

Definition: any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs

Synonyms for (adj) husky

Synonyms: husky, hoarse, gruff

Definition: deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion

Usage: gruff voices; the dog's gruff barking; hoarse cries; makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky- Virgil Thomson

Similar words: cacophonic, cacophonous

Definition: having an unpleasant sound

Usage: as cacophonous as a henyard- John McCarten

Synonyms: beefy, buirdly, burly, strapping, husky

Definition: muscular and heavily built

Usage: a beefy wrestler; had a tall burly frame; clothing sizes for husky boys; a strapping boy of eighteen; `buirdly' is a Scottish term

Similar words: robust

Definition: sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

Usage: a robust body; a robust perennial

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