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milk·y

 (mĭl′kē)
adj. milk·i·er, milk·i·est
1. Resembling milk in color or consistency: milky glass.
2. Filled with, consisting of, or yielding milk or a fluid resembling milk: a milky kernel of corn.
3. Meek; timid.

milk′i·ness n.

milky

(ˈmɪlkɪ)
adj, milkier or milkiest
1. resembling milk, esp in colour or cloudiness
2. of or containing milk
3. spiritless or spineless
4. (Judaism) Judaism another word for milchik
ˈmilkily adv
ˈmilkiness n

milk•y

(ˈmɪl ki)

adj. milk•i•er, milk•i•est.
1. of or like milk, esp. in appearance or consistency.
2. white or whitish in color.
3. giving a good supply of milk.
4. meek or spiritless.
[1350–1400]
milk′i•ly, adv.
milk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.milky - resembling milk in color not clear; "milky glass"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"

milky

noun white, clouded, opaque, cloudy, alabaster, whitish, milk-white A milky mist filled the valley.
Translations
مِثْل الحَليبيَحْتَوي على الحَليب
mléčnýs mlékem
mælkeagtigmælkelignendemed mælk
maitoinen
tejszerûtejszerű
meî mjólk í, mjólkur-mjólkurhvítur
pieningaspieninispieniškas
mliečnys mliekom
mlečenmlečnat
süt gibisütlü

milky

[ˈmɪlkɪ] (milkier (compar) (milkiest (superl)))
A. ADJ
1. (= pale white) [lotion, liquid, eyes, skin] → lechoso; [green, blue] → blanquecino
the leaves yield a milky juice if brokensi se parten las hojas sueltan un jugo lechoso
2. (containing a lot of milk) [tea, coffee] → con mucha leche
I like my coffee nice and milkyme gusta el café con mucha leche
this tea is too milky for my likingeste té tiene mucha leche para mi gusto
it tastes milkysabe mucho a leche
a milky drink helps you sleep at nightuna bebida hecha con leche te ayuda a dormir por la noche
B. CPD the Milky Way N (Astron) → la Vía Láctea

milky

[ˈmɪlki] adj
(= containing a lot of milk) [coffee, tea] → avec beaucoup de lait
(= made with milk) [drink] → lacté(e)
[colour] → laiteux/euseMilky Way n
the Milky Way → la voie lactéemilky-white [ˌmɪlkiˈhwaɪt] adjd'un blanc laiteux

milky

adj (+er)milchig; milky green/blue/whitemilchig grün/blau/weiß; milky drinkMilchgetränk nt; milky coffeeMilchkaffee m; rich milky chocolatesahnige Vollmilchschokolade

milky

[ˈmɪlkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (substance) → lattiginoso/a; (colour) → latteo/a; (coffee) → con tanto latte

milk

(milk) noun
a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young. The commonest source of milk is the cow.
verb
to obtain milk from. The farmer milks his cows each day.
ˈmilky adjective
1. containing milk. milky coffee.
2. like milk in appearance. A milky substance.
ˈmilkiness noun
ˈmilkmaid noun
formerly, a woman employed to milk cows by hand.
ˈmilkman noun
a man who delivers milk.
ˈmilkshake noun
a drink made by shaking up milk and a particular flavouring. I'd like a chocolate/strawberry milkshake.
milk tooth
one of the first set of a baby's teeth. The child's milk teeth started to come out when he was six years old.
the Milky Way (also the Galaxy)
a huge collection of stars stretching across the sky.

milky

a. lechoso-a, lácteo-a.
References in classic literature ?
After the milky ears were once formed, we had little to fear from dry weather.
First: The mariner, when drawing nigh the coasts of foreign lands, if by night he hear the roar of breakers, starts to vigilance, and feels just enough of trepidation to sharpen all his faculties; but under precisely similar circumstances, let him be called from his hammock to view his ship sailing through a midnight sea of milky whiteness --as if from encircling headlands shoals of combed white bears were swimming round him, then he feels a silent, superstitious dread; the shrouded phantom of the whitened waters is horrible to him as a real ghost; in vain the lead assures him he is still off soundings; heart and helm they both go down; he never rests till blue water is under him again.
And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher, except to sell by the cartload, as they do hills about Boston, to fill up some morass in the Milky Way.
One thinks Heidelberg by day--with its surroundings-- is the last possibility of the beautiful; but when he sees Heidelberg by night, a fallen Milky Way, with that glittering railway constellation pinned to the border, he requires time to consider upon the verdict.
He loved the red gold of the sunstone, and the moonstone's pearly whiteness, and the broken rainbow of the milky opal.
When the moon rose over the plain, making it look all milky, the horrified villagers saw Mowgli, with two wolves at his heels and a bundle on his head, trotting across at the steady wolf's trot that eats up the long miles like fire.
But the Milky Way, it seemed to me, was still the same tattered streamer of star-dust as of yore.
They moved, as it seemed to us, upon a cloud, for a milky mist covered the fields and rose to a third of their height.
He was only a captain in the Loamshire Militia, but to the Hayslope tenants he was more intensely a captain than all the young gentlemen of the same rank in his Majesty's regulars--he outshone them as the planet Jupiter outshines the Milky Way.
For my own part, with the assistance of my valet, who, as I have before stated, always officiated as spoon on these occasions, I ate sparingly from one of Tinor's trenchers, of poee-poee; which was devoted exclusively for my own use, being mixed with the milky meat of ripe cocoanut.
Newman strolled lightly beside her; his head was thrown back and he was gazing at all the stars; he seemed to himself to be riding his vengeance along the Milky Way.
went the conch, while sea and sky were all milled up in milky fog.