Meaning of MILKY in English

ˈmilkē, -ki adjective

( -er/-est )

Etymology: Middle English, from milk (I) + -y

1. : like or suggestive of milk in color or consistency

milky skin

milky sap of a cactus

specifically : whitish and turbid

milky water of a mountain torrent

milky quartz

2. : mild , gentle , tame , spiritless , effeminate , timorous

has friendship such a faint and milky heart — Shakespeare


a. : consisting of, containing, or abounding in milk

pails high foaming with a milky flood — Alexander Pope

b. : yielding milk ; specifically : having the characteristics of a good milk producer

4. of an oyster : spawning

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.