brackish definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a somewhat salty taste, especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water: "You could cut the brackish winds with a knife/Here in Nantucket” ( Robert Lowell).
    • Distasteful; unpalatable: a thin, brackish gruel.
    • Salty or a little salty, as an assortment of fresh and sea-water, such that found in estuaries.
    • Distasteful; unpleasant; maybe not appealing to the style.
    • Repulsive
    • Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as liquid in saline soil.
    • slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh-water)
    • distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
  • others:
    • Possessing a salt or significantly salt flavor; salt in a moderate level: placed on water.

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