Definition of musky in English:



  • Of or having a smell or taste of musk, or suggestive of musk.

    • ‘Alongside the clean, sweet musky smell, it has an earthy rawness.’
    • ‘River otters have paired scent glands at the base of their tail which give off a heavy, musky smell.’
    • ‘It smells clean and musky, like a gentle cologne, and makes a nice change from the antiseptic smell of medicinal products.’
    • ‘A earthy, musky smell exuded from the forest that now surrounded him.’
    • ‘Seth leaned over my shoulder to check my work, and I could smell his musky cologne.’