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laky

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[ ley-kee ]
/ ˈleɪ ki /
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adjective, lak·i·er, lak·i·est.
of, relating to, or resembling a lake.
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Origin of laky

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First recorded in 1605–15; lake1 + -y1

Other definitions for laky (2 of 2)

laky2
[ ley-kee ]
/ ˈleɪ ki /

adjective
of the color of a lake pigment.

Origin of laky

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First recorded in 1840–50; lake2 + -y1
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How to use laky in a sentence

  • The quaint heptahedral lamps threw splashed shimmers of topaz colour across the laky pavement.

    Pipefuls|Christopher Morley

British Dictionary definitions for laky

laky
/ (ˈleɪkɪ) /

adjective lakier or lakiest
of the reddish colour of the pigment lake
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Medical definitions for laky

laky
[ lākē ]

adj.
Having a transparent, bright-red appearance. Used of serum or plasma containing hemoglobin from hemolyzed red blood cells.
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