Bilgy
Bilgy Bil"gy, a. Having the smell of bilge water. [1913 Webster]

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  • bilgy — [bil′jē] adj. looking or smelling like bilge water …   English World dictionary

  • bilgy — /bil jee/, adj., bilgier, bilgiest. Naut. smelling like bilge water. [1875 80; BILGE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bilgy — adjective Containing, or resembling, bilge …   Wiktionary

  • bilgy — /ˈbɪldʒi/ (say biljee) adjective smelling like bilge water …   Australian English dictionary

  • bilgy — adjective smelling like bilge water • Similar to: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑unpleasant smelling, ↑ill smelling, ↑stinky • Derivationally related forms: ↑bilge …   Useful english dictionary

  • bilgy fish — a foul smelling fish caused by rapid growth of anaerobic bacteria. Occurs when fish are stored under conditions where air is excluded, e.g. pressed against the side of a warm container. Also called stinker …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • stinker — bilgy fish (a foul smelling fish (Canada) caused by rapid growth of anaerobic bacteria. Occurs when fish are stored under conditions where air is excluded, e.g. pressed against the side of a warm container) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • stinky — bilgy fish (a foul smelling fish (Canada) caused by rapid growth of anaerobic bacteria. Occurs when fish are stored under conditions where air is excluded, e.g. pressed against the side of a warm container) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bilge water — noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship • Syn: ↑bilge • Derivationally related forms: ↑bilgy (for: ↑bilge), ↑bilge (for: ↑bilge) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-smelling — adjective having an unpleasant smell • Syn: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑unpleasant smelling, ↑stinky • Ant: ↑fragrant (for: ↑malodorous) …   Useful english dictionary

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