Definition of musky in English:

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musky

Pronunciation: /ˈməskē/

adjective (muskier, muskiest)

Of or having a smell or taste of musk, or suggestive of musk.
Example sentences
  • Alongside the clean, sweet musky smell, it has an earthy rawness.
  • A earthy, musky smell exuded from the forest that now surrounded him.
  • Seth leaned over my shoulder to check my work, and I could smell his musky cologne.

Derivatives

muskiness

Pronunciation: /ˈməskēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • In the natural realm, there is the muskiness of marshes, the bright slap of scent in a mountain meadow, the dusky breath of desert.
  • Or try hemp, orange or patchouli candles for their evocative muskiness.

Words that rhyme with musky

dusky, husky

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: musk·y

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