musky


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musk·y 1

 (mŭs′kē)
adj. musk·i·er, musk·i·est
Of, relating to, or having the odor of musk.

musk′i·ness n.

mus·ky 2

 (mŭs′kē)
n.
Variant of muskie.
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musky

(ˈmʌskɪ)
adj, muskier or muskiest
resembling the smell of musk; having a heady or pungent sweet aroma
ˈmuskiness n

musky

(ˈmʌskɪ)
n, pl muskies
(Animals) an informal name for the muskellunge
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musk•y

(ˈmʌs ki)

adj. musk•i•er, musk•i•est.
of or like musk, as an odor: a musky perfume.
[1600–10]
musk′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.musky - resembling the smell of musk
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
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Translations

musky

[ˈmʌskɪ] ADJalmizcleño, almizclado; [smell] → a almizcle
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

musky

[ˈmʌski] adj [smell] → musqué(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

musky

adj (+er)moschusartig or -ähnlich; musky smell or scentMoschusduft m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

musky

[ˈmʌskɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → muschiato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
This young fellow's healthy cheek is like a sun-toasted pear in hue, and would seem to smell almost as musky; he cannot have been three days landed from his Indian voyage.
There was the hum of bees, and the musky odor of pinks filled the air.
At length, he was not more than one hundred yards from a bank, covered with green trees, when a puff of air strongly impregnated with a musky odor reached him.
I can only say that it seemed to be larger than a cow and had the strangest musky odor.
The next year I sometimes caught a mess of fish for my dinner, and once I went so far as to slaughter a woodchuck which ravaged my bean-field -- effect his transmigration, as a Tartar would say -- and devour him, partly for experiment's sake; but though it afforded me a momentary enjoyment, notwithstanding a musky flavor, I saw that the longest use would not make that a good practice, however it might seem to have your woodchucks ready dressed by the village butcher.
He also attended the Musky Hunter school on LOTW for 4 years straight.
Its musky aroma itself is enough to pull one towards the fruit sellers' cart.
5 COACH FLORAL BLUSH EAU DE PARFUM PS69 for 90ml, FeelUnique (available April 22) ZESTY grapefruit and sweet peach leap out from this sprightly scent, while delicate peony and a musky finish round out the composition.
Centred around this poisonous, night-blooming white flower, Mon Paris Floral adds peach flesh, raspberry and creating a juicy, fruity floral 5 COACH FLORAL BLUSH EAU DE PARFUM PS69 for 90ml, FeelUnique (available April 22) ZESTY grapefruit and sweet peach leap out from this sprightly scent, while delicate peony and a musky finish round out the composition.
Musky Charmer's past entanglements must have contributed to the present chaotic state of personal affairs.
Chautauqua Lake is well-known for its fantastic walleye and musky fishing.
More specifically, its "thrilling, musky, fishy aroma".