musky

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[ muhs-kee ]
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adjective,musk·i·er, musk·i·est.
  1. of or like musk, as an odor: a musky perfume.

Origin of musky

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First recorded in 1600–10; musk + -y1

Other words from musky

  • musk·i·ness, noun

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Other definitions for musky (2 of 2)

musky2
[ muhs-kee ]

noun,plural mus·kies.

Origin of musky

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British Dictionary definitions for musky (1 of 2)

musky1

/ (ˈmʌskɪ) /


adjectivemuskier or muskiest
  1. 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) /


nounplural muskies
  1. an informal name for the muskellunge

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