Definitions

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

Etymologies

milk +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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