musky

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[ muhs-kee ]
/ ˈmʌs ki /

adjective, musk·i·er, musk·i·est.

of or like musk, as an odor: a musky perfume.

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Origin of musky

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First recorded in 1600–10; musk + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM musky

musk·i·ness, noun

Definition for musky (2 of 2)

musky2
[ muhs-kee ]
/ ˈmʌs ki /

noun, plural mus·kies.

Origin of musky

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British Dictionary definitions for musky (1 of 2)

musky1
/ (ˈmʌskɪ) /

adjective muskier or muskiest

resembling the smell of musk; having a heady or pungent sweet aroma

Derived forms of musky

muskiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for musky (2 of 2)

musky2
/ (ˈmʌskɪ) /

noun plural muskies

an informal name for the muskellunge
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