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milky

[ mil-kee ]
/ ˈmɪl ki /
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adjective, milk·i·er, milk·i·est.

of or like milk, especially in appearance or consistency.
white or whitish in color.
giving a good supply of milk.
meek, tame, timid, or spiritless.

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Origin of milky

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at milk, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM milky

milk·i·ly, adverbmilk·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for milky

milky
/ (ˈmɪlkɪ) /

adjective milkier or milkiest

resembling milk, esp in colour or cloudiness
of or containing milk
spiritless or spineless
Judaism another word for milchik

Derived forms of milky

milkily, adverbmilkiness, noun
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