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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlki

Definition of milky in English:

adjective (milkier, milkiest)

1Containing or mixed with a large amount of milk: a cup of sweet milky coffee
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  • 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
2Resembling milk in colour: not a blemish marred her milky skin
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  • The soft, milky, aquamarine colour comes from the blue-green algae that thrives in the lagoon and white Silica mud, which carpets the bottom with a light natural sediment.
  • Within this unique ecosystem, high levels of silica, minerals and algae form a light sediment at the bottom of the lagoon, giving it a soft milky aquamarine colour.
  • It was a milky colour and looked ethereal in sunlight.
2.1Cloudy or opaque: the old man’s milky, uncomprehending eyes
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  • The urine itself may look milky or cloudy, even reddish if blood is present.
  • With no iris or pupil present, the milky orb shone opaquely with a paranormal light.
  • The one-way conversation lasted about 30 seconds as Moore, his face pale, eyes slightly milky and head tilting to one side, listened intently.
3 informal , dated Weak and compliant: they just talk that way to make you turn milky



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.


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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