Main definitions of tusky in English

: tusky1tusky2

tusky1

adjective

  • 1 literary Having tusks.

    • ‘the stuffed heads of a bear and a tusky wild boar’
    1. 1.1Having or showing large, numerous, or prominent teeth.
      • ‘he flashed her a tusky grin’

Pronunciation

tusky

/ˈtəskē/ /ˈtəski/

Main definitions of tusky in English

: tusky1tusky2

tusky2

mass noun

mass nounNorthern English
  • Rhubarb.

    • ‘rhubarb from West Yorks, the tusky capital of t'world’

Pronunciation

tusky

/ˈtəskē/ /ˈtəski/

Origin

1950s apparently from tusky, perhaps from the shape of rhubarb stalks.