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Brackish - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Brackish' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Brackish [ a.]
- Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline soil.

Meaning of 'Brackish' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . brackish [ s]
Meaning (1):
- slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
Example in sentence:
  • a brackish lagoon;
  • the briny deep
Meaning (2):
- distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
Example in sentence:
  • a thin brackish gruel