Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character, especially the odor, of musk; fragrant like musk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having an odor of musk, or somewhat the like.
  • noun colloq. The muskellunge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Muskellunge.
  • adjective Having the scent of musk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling the smell of musk

Etymologies

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Shortening of muskellunge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From musk +‎ -y

Examples

  • Don't let your small pets swim in musky or giant pike country.

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  • Don't let your small pets swim in musky or giant pike country.

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  • Bob was never stinky per se, but he had a certain musky quality about him.

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  • A little farther on the air is musky from the crowded minarets of the horse chestnut – white marble splashed with rose – where the bumble bee drones.

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  • But Do Son comes amazingly close to that idea through a composition of crisp green leaves that border on bitter and something that can only be called a musky iris (or maybe an iris-like musk?).

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  • The musky is a fish that lives "large" in every respect - in physical size, in the food chain, in record-book controversy, in angling lore and in its attraction for anglers.

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  • The musky is a fish that lives "large" in every respect - in physical size, in the food chain, in record-book controversy, in angling lore and in its attraction for anglers.

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  • The scent is described as a musky-floral with notes of Sicilian lemon and peony peregrine.

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  • The scent of this one is not really sweet, kind of musky and sexy, seems appropriate.

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  • They fight each other, and they emit a "musky" smell which they the rub on the females.

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