adjective [usu ADJ n] If you describe someone, especially a man, as husky, you think that they are tall, big, and strong. [informal] a very husky young man, built like a football player. Synonyms: muscular, powerful, strapping, rugged [US, Canadian] More Synonyms of husky.
Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bears; ursine. adjective. Common misspelling of burly.