adjective, musk·i·er, musk·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM muskymusk·i·ness, noun
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Definition for musky (2 of 2)
noun, plural mus·kies.
Example sentences from the Web for musky
While the skins continued to produce a distinctly musky note, Longworth decided to press the grapes before fermentation.
Vines that grow native in America (vitis labrusca, among others) are known for “foxy” or musky aromas and flavors.
On move-in day I opened the front door to a pungent, musky odor of pure mold.
He always had a delicious musky smell that I loved … the smell of Man.
He tried to forget the musky sweetness of the perfume on the dead girl, mingled with that other evil blood-smell.In the Dark|Ronal Kayser
Others have called them musk monkeys, because like the maucauco they have a musky odour.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
"Musky" builds on the marsh, in the edge of a pond or near a stream, a curious cone-shaped house or lodge.Muskrat City|Henry Abbott
The bare kitchen had the musky, warm smell of newly-baked bread and of curdy, sweet buttermilk by the afternoon.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
I was startled by the touch of something cold; and half-stilled by the strong musky odour that filled the air.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid