1. brackish

adjective. ['ˈbrækɪʃ'] distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture.


  • high sea

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Rhymes with Brackish

  • bookish
  • hawkish
  • kokesh
  • mawkish
  • mickish
  • mikesh
  • pinkish
  • puckish
  • rakish
  • turkish

Sentences with brackish

1. Adjective
Estuaries are another important marine ecosystem where saltwater and freshwater meet to make a brackish mix.

Quotes about brackish

1. If the river has a soul, it's a peaceful one. If it has a lesson to impart, that lesson is patience. There will be drought, it says; there will be floods; the ice will form, the ice will melt; the water will flow and blend into the river's brackish mouth, then join the ocean between Lewes and Cape May, endlessly, forever, amen.
- Therese Anne Fowler, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

2. How can I tell anyone that there has always lived within me a rusty sense of disgust-a dull, brackish water that I suspect is my soul?
- A.M. Homes, May We Be Forgiven

2. brackish

adjective. ['ˈbrækɪʃ'] slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water).


  • salty


  • territorial waters
  • international waters