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brackish

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of brackish

  1. 1 disagreeable or disgusting to the sense of taste the office coffee is often some brackish brew that's been sitting around for a couple of hours Synonyms of brackish distasteful, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory, yucky (also yukky)Words Related to brackish abominable, awful, bad, filthy, foul, horrible, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, noisome, obnoxious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, shocking, sickening; bland, flat, flavorless, insipid, savorless, tastelessNear Antonyms of brackish appealing, attractive, flavorful, piquant, richAntonyms of brackish appetizing, delectable, delicious, delish, palatable, savory (also savoury), tasty, toothsome, yummy

  2. 2 of, relating to, or containing salt the river becomes brackish as we approach the tidemark Synonyms of brackish salty, briny, saline, saltWords Related to brackish hardNear Antonyms of brackish sweet; clear, pure; freshwaterAntonyms of brackish nonsaline

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