oceany

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ocean +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

oceany (comparative more oceany, superlative most oceany)

  1. Characteristic of the ocean.
    • 2007, Rosalie Wise Sharp, Rifke: An Improbable Life (page 144)
      Two other birds took up residence at our swimming pool, which I had painted an eggplant colour, giving the water an oceany hue.
    • 2009 August 12, Melissa Clark, “Bluefish With a Crunchy Bite”, New York Times:
      My parents then roasted, baked and grilled the fillets for months without ever tiring of what my mother called their “sweet, oceany taste.”
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