from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling milk in color or consistency: milky glass.
- adj. Filled with, consisting of, or yielding milk or a fluid resembling milk: a milky kernel of corn.
- adj. Meek; timid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Resembling milk in color/colour or consistency.
- adj. Of the black in an image, appearing as dark grey/gray rather than black.
- adj. Cowardly. Possibly coined by Graham Greene in the novel Brighton Rock (1938).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of, or containing, milk.
- adj. Like, or somewhat like, milk; whitish and turbid
- adj. Yielding milk.
- adj. Mild; tame; spiritless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing, consisting of, or resembling milk: as, a milky fluid; a milky color.
- Yielding milk.
- Full of milt or spawn, as oysters: a trade use.
- Soft; mild; timorous; effeminate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling milk in color not clear
It's the word milky, she says it, 'mill-key', really strings it out.
They were literally chocolate bars (about triple the size of regular Hershey bars) filled with a thin milky-type cream.
Yellow rose some called her milky coffee skin obsidian eyes she could sing, Lord and dance a slave, some said
Both of his eyes were coated with a thin milky film, not unlike cataracts, and yet in the center, where the pupils would be certainly invisible, were twin red spots, from which blossomed a profusion of angered capillaries.
What is that white belt we call the milky way, which spans the heavens and sparkles like a Sahara of diamonds?
A low jar of opaque rose-pink, lost at the bottom in milky whiteness, is refreshing with an old-fashioned
I for one will be hiding under my bed when this happens. on 11/22/2009, -0/+4are you calling the milky way a solar system?
04:12 PM on 01/17/2012 Your reminder of the too often unseen suggested you might -- when in Australia -- experience in the outback, without any lights, 360 degrees, the amazing display of our galaxy, what we call the "milky way."
To restore the texture --- to make the drink "milky" --- they must add stuff, usually powdered milk.
Every mother’s milk is poisoned – dioxin – milky toxin – seeping out of all women in the world from West Baltimore to Shanghai,
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