- like milk; esp., white as milk or having the consistency of milk
- of, containing, or yielding milk
- timid, meek, mild, etc.
- Resembling milk in color or consistency: milky glass.
- Filled with, consisting of, or yielding milk or a fluid resembling milk: a milky kernel of corn.
- Meek; timid.
(comparative milkier, superlative milkiest)
milk +"Ž -y. The meaning "cowardly" was possibly coined by Graham Greene in the novel Brighton Rock (1938).