Day-88 (Brackish)

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Word:
Brackish

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Somewhat salty; repulsive.

Sentences:
1) The office coffee is often some brackish brew.
2) The river becomes brackish as we near its tidemark.

Origin:
Dutch brac which means 'salty', akin to Middle Low German brac.

First use:
1538

Synonyms:
salty, distasteful, unpalpatable, unsavory

Antonyms:
delicious, appetizing.

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