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ˈbræk ɪʃbrack·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brackishadjective

    distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture

    "a thin brackish gruel"

  2. brackish, brinyadjective

    slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)

    "a brackish lagoon"; "the briny deep"


  1. brackishadjective

    (of water) salty or slightly salty, as a mixture of fresh and sea water, such as that found in estuaries

  2. brackishadjective

    distasteful; unpleasant; not appealing to the taste.

  3. brackishadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Brackishadjective

    saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline soil

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brackish

    brak′ish, adj. saltish: applied to water mixed with salt or with sea-water.—n. Brack′ishness. [Dut. brak, brackish; prob. the same as brak, refuse.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brackish

    Water not fresh; from the Icelandic breke, the sea.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brackish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. aligned
    • B. brilliant
    • C. disjointed
    • D. squashy

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