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Meaning of BRACKISH

Pronunciation:  'brakish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  slightly salty; "a brackish lagoon"; "the briny deep"
 

BRACKISH is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: briny, salt
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brack"ish\, a. [See {Brack} salt water.]
Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline
soil.

      Springs in deserts found seem sweet, all brackish
      though they be.                          --Byron.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Mixed with salt; briny.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bad, barfy, briny, cloying, fetid, foul, fulsome, high, icky, maggoty, mawkish, nasty, nauseant, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, offensive, overripe, pickled, poisonous, rancid, rank, rebarbative, rotten, saline, salt, salted, saltish, salty, sickening, spoiled, stinking, vile, vomity, weevily, yucky
 

 

 

 

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