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Definition 1: slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brackish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a brackish lagoon
  • the briny deep

Synonyms for brackish in the sense of this definition

(brackish is similar to ...) containing or filled with salt

"salt water"

Definition 2: distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brackish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a thin brackish gruel

(brackish is similar to ...) not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind

"an unpalatable meal" "unpalatable truths" "unpalatable behavior"

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