milky

Alternative Spellings

milkey, milk-y, milkie

Definitions

  • Dairy

Example Sentences

  • If you left pareve liquid in a milky bowl, does the liquid become milky?
  • Is this a milky or a meaty pot?

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English

Etymology

English calque of Yiddish מילכיק milkhik 'milky'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See also meaty

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