Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a husky manner; dryly; hoarsely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a husky manner; dryly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a husky manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a hoarse or husky voice

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Examples

  • "Boy, get out of the room while ye have the chance, " she called huskily, staring wide-eyed at the snake while continuing to back toward her own bedroom.

    For Love Of Mother Not

  • "Boy, get out of the room while ye have the chance, " she called huskily, staring wide-eyed at the snake while continuing to back toward her own bedroom.

    For Love of Mother-Not

  • "Boy, get out of the room while ye have the chance, " she called huskily, staring wide-eyed at the snake while continuing to back toward her own bedroom.

    For Love of Mother-Not

  • Clutching the key firmly in his hand as though it were a weapon of defense, he called huskily:

    Warner and Wife

  • "Lee!" he called huskily with what was left of his voice.

    A Man Four-Square

  • "Miss --" he called huskily; and stopped, reminded that not yet did he even know her name.

    The Brass Bowl

  • He'd said the last word huskily, on purpose, to get her to look up.

    The Pull of the Moon

  • Suddenly he raised himself upon the charpoy and called huskily for the khansamah.

    The Bronze Bell

  • In almost every book, someone says something to someone else "huskily".

    misspinkkate Diary Entry

  • Rose! "he started calling huskily, his hands feeling with frantic awkwardness for her pulse and her heart, as Oliver Crowe ran into the room through the curtains.

    Young People's Pride

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