What is another word for musky?

Pronunciation: [mˈʌski] (IPA)

Musky is a term used to describe a scent that is strong, earthy, and reminiscent of musk. There are several other terms that can be used to describe a musky scent, including pungent, woody, aromatic, warm, and animalistic. Some other synonyms for musky are earthy, musty, heavy, and damp. If you are looking for a more subtle way to describe a musky scent, you can use words such as woody, spicy, or herbal. Ultimately, the best way to describe a musky scent is with a combination of words that capture the unique qualities of the scent.

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What are the hypernyms for Musky?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for musky?

The word "musky" often evokes a deep, pungent scent. However, there are several antonyms to describe fragrances that are the opposite of musky. These include light, fresh, floral, citrusy, clean, and crisp. Fragrances that are light usually have a subtle aroma, while fresh scents are invigorating and lively. Floral fragrances, on the other hand, tend to have an effortlessly feminine scent, while citrusy or fruity scents like lemon or pear are refreshing and zesty. Clean and crisp scents are characterized by their airy, unobtrusive qualities. All these descriptions serve to contrast and illustrate the opposite of musky.

What are the antonyms for Musky?

Usage examples for Musky

And there's an old-fashioned kind of musky smell, too, that always means Sunday clothes, and a tall pew, and a village choir.
"The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols"
William Black
The room was dark and cool, but the air seemed heavy with a lingering musky odor.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Quick-glancing, sweetly smiling, she entered the musky, scented parlour, and in her white robe and white hat stood like a lily in its light and gloom.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr

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