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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.
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(milk) noun
a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young. The commonest source of milk is the cow.
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.
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References in classic literature ?
I had not a notion of her being such a little devil before, she seemed to have all the Vernon milkiness; but on receiving the letter in which I declared my intention about Sir James, she actually attempted to elope; at least, I cannot otherwise account for her doing it.
Whether marching amid his aides and marshals in the van of countless cohorts that endlessly streamed it over the plains, like an Ohio; or whether with his circumambient subjects browsing all around at the horizon, the White Steed gallopingly reviewed them with warm nostrils reddening through his cool milkiness; in whatever aspect he presented himself, always to the bravest Indians he was the object of trembling reverence and awe.
The sky was high and cloudless, turquoise-blue, shading off into milkiness on the far horizons.
She said it would have been perfect if more dark chocolate, rather than the milk variety, had been used as the milkiness level just became a bit too great.
Aberdeen Angus, Black Limousins or Shorthorns are being considered as future stock bulls to return milkiness to the herd.
Only Glamglow, a brand who can always be relied on to dial up the bonkers, would make a gothic black jelly cleanser (PS26) which transforms into white milkiness with the addition of warm water.
Crazing, which is just a lot of little cracks in the acrylic, and milkiness, the whitening that comes from exposure to sunlight, affect your ability to see out of the airplane.
First came the intact negative full of blackened life in shaded patches, then abruptly, this milkiness. This candid whiteness, where a life stopped.
When you bite into them, the custard texture of the jackfruit and the comforting milkiness of the ube ricotta melt in the mouth.