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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 ?
Levin listened to the monotonous drip from the lime trees in the garden, and looked at the triangle of stars he knew so well, and the Milky Way with its branches that ran through its midst.
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.
After the milky ears were once formed, we had little to fear from dry weather.
He spoke without enthusiasm; and the first man, limping into the milky stream that foamed over the rocks, vouchsafed no reply.
Among these 5,000 nebulae there is one which has received the name of the Milky Way, and which contains eighteen millions of stars, each of which has become the center of a solar world.
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.
Above him was a clear blue sky, and the sun's vast orb quivered like a huge hollow, crimson float on the surface of that milky sea of mist.
He arose and thrust his head out the port-hole, looking down into the milky wash.
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.
went the conch, while sea and sky were all milled up in milky fog.
I remember vaguely the eating of many green nuts, with soft shells and milky kernels.