Definition of milky in English:

milky

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlki
 
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adjective (milkier, milkiest)

  • 1Containing or mixed with a large amount of milk: a cup of sweet milky coffee
    More example sentences
    • To finish this festive breakfast, here is the sweet grape hearthbread, which is just as good to serve with rich milky coffee or a cup of tea.
    • I think the curiously Italian milky coffee they call galao in Portugal just about qualifies.
    • Rows of high backed leatherette banquettes filled with happy shoppers smoking tabs and drinking frothy milky coffee.
  • 1.1(Of a cow) having a high milk yield: the milky little Jersey seems to be successful in the tropics
  • 3 informal , • dated Weak and compliant: they just talk that way to make you turn milky

Derivatives

milkily

adverb
More example sentences
  • The ‘pearly whites’ of the corn on the cob, burst sweetly and milkily in your mouth straight off - roasting this variety, at least, was unnecessary.
  • For juice, you're looking at that milkily opaque orange carton stuff that's only one shaky step up from the despicable Sunny Delight.
  • The cheese was soft and milkily sweet, with a nice, oniony undertone from the chives.

milkiness

noun
More example sentences
  • It was my first time with pecorino, and the salted sweet milkiness blew me away.
  • You should pull the negative from the developer when the highlights appear as substantial black in the general milkiness of the base side.

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