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 distasteful, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory, yucky (also yukky)Related Words 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 appealing, attractive, flavorful, piquant, richAntonyms 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 salty, briny, saline, saltRelated Words hardNear Antonyms sweet; clear, pure; freshwaterAntonyms nonsaline

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