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Milk appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Cozy sphinx waves quart jug of bad milk. (32 letters)
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Milk appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Gustav Klimt milk vats - ug.
  • Level Siamese botanist foliages sap milk rats assess; a stark limp assegai lofts in at obese Mai’s level.
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The word milk is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun milk

What does milk mean as a name of something?

Milk is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • milk: milks
  • Milk: -

  1. a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  2. produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
  3. any of several nutritive milklike liquids

Alternative definition of the noun milk


  1. [uncountable] A white liquid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals to nourish their young. From certain animals, especially cows, it is a common food for humans as a beverage or used to produce various dairy products such as butter, cheese, and yogurt.
  2. [US standard of identity] The lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows, and including the addition of limited amounts of vitamin A, vitamin D, and other carriers or flavoring ingredients identified as safe and suitable.
  3. [uncountable] A white (or whitish) colored liquid obtained from a vegetable source such as soy beans, coconuts, almonds, rice, oats. Also called non-dairy milk.
  4. [countable, informal] An individual serving of milk.

Definition of the verb milk

What does milk mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: milked | milking | milks

  1. take milk from female mammals
  2. exploit as much as possible
    • examples: I am milking this for all it's worth | They milk him of all his money
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source]The doctor cured Pat
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] of [Theme]The doctor cured Pat of pneumonia
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] out of [Theme]The swindler cheated Pat out of her fortune
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source]The swindler bilked 20 dollars from his boss

      Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): burgle, con, drain, ease, mulct, plunder, swindle.

    • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
    • more generic words: exploit / tap = draw from
  3. add milk to
    • example: milk the tea
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: add = make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others

Alternative definition of the verb milk


  1. [transitive] To express milk from (a mammal, especially a cow).
  2. [transitive] To express any liquid (from any creature).
  3. [transitive] To talk or write at length about (a particular point).
  4. [transitive] To take advantage of (a situation).


  1. "Milk" is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Dustin Lance Black, the film stars Sean Penn as Milk and Josh Brolin as Dan White, a city supervisor who assassinated Milk. The film was released to much acclaim and earned numerous accolades from film critics and guilds. Ultimately, it received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning two for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Penn and Best Original Screenplay for Black.
  2. "Milk": Süt is a 2008 drama film written and directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu.
  3. "Milk" is a 2008 film directed by Bastien Roger.
  4. "Milk" is a 1998 short film written and directed by Andrea Arnold.
  5. "Milk" a.k.a. "Milk?": An inquisitive man sets out to find the facts about milk and discovers more about the growing controversy surrounding it. Throughout the journey, he is left with more and more questions instead of answers and remains dangling and confused amidst vastly opposing position held by various doctors, scientists, nutritionists and experts. Milk is a food so fundamental to our daily diet that its value for our health, it seems, is meant to be left unquestioned. Milk is the perfect food.
  6. "Milk" is a 1999 short film written by Anthony Johnsen and directed by Mairi Cameron.
  7. "Milk" is a 2004 short film written and directed by Peter Mackie Burns.
    • country: United Kingdom
    • language: English Language
    • released in (11 years ago)
  8. "Milk" is a 1997 film directed by Edgar Honetschläger.
    • country: Austria
    • genres: Experimental film, Documentary film
    • released in (18 years ago)
  9. "Milk" is a film directed by William Brookfield.


"Milk" is the fourth novel by Darcey Steinke, published through Bloomsbury Publishing.

  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: Loneliness, Literary


Milk is a fictional character from Yes! PreCure 5.

  • also known as 美々野 くるみ


  1. "Milk" is a 1996 single written, recorded and produced by alternative rock group Garbage. "Milk" was issued as the fifth and final single to be taken from the band's multi-platinum debut album Garbage. In North America, the single coincided with Garbage's trek around the continent performing as a support act for the Smashing Pumpkins arena tour.
  2. "Milk" is an album by Hawksley Workman, released in 2010.
  3. "Milk" is a musical album of Goosehouse.
    • also known as コバルトの街
    • released on
  4. "Milk" is an award-nominated musical album of Danny Elfman, soundtrack.
    • also known as Milk Soundtrack
    • released on (6 years ago)
    • award: - Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media nomination for Danny Elfman
  5. "Milk" is a 1996 single by Garbage.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  6. "Milk" is a composition.
    • also known as Milk (Club Shot version), Milk (Club Shot)
    • music by Lutz Demmler
  7. "Milk" is a song by American rock band Kings of Leon. It is the fifth track on their 2004 album Aha Shake Heartbreak.
  8. "Milk" is a musical album of The Milk.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  9. "Milk" is a musical single of Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith.
    • released on
  10. "milk" is a composition.
    • music and lyrics by Aiko
  11. "Milk" is a musical album of Ten Madison.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  12. "Milk" is a musical album of Milk.


Who is Milk?

Milk a.k.a. Mike Riddle is a Canadian freestyle skier. He won the gold medal in the halfpipe at the 2011 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships. He also won silver at the Sochi 2014 Olympics.


  1. Milk a.k.a. The Milk: Milk is a rock band from London. The musical style of the band has been likened to post rock and shoegaze. The band's use of noise and electronic elements has also been noted.
  2. Milk is a musical group.
    • albums: "Succeeding/receding", "Ear", "Milk", "Never Dated", "Tantrum"

There are other groups with in their name, like No Milk, Big Milk, Milk Can, Milk Inc, Milk Kan, mama!milk, Milk Inc., Black Milk, Milk Music, milk rings, Milk:blood, Tiger Milk, Harvey Milk, Malted milk, Milk Coffee, Crimson Milk, Lucrate Milk, Milk & Honey, No Milk Today.


MILK is a record label.


Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals before they are able to digest other types of food. Early-lactation milk contains colostrum, which carries the mother's antibodies to the baby and can reduce the risk of many diseases in the baby. It also contains many other nutrients.


Milk is a 2013 Clio Awards nominee.

  • also known as Milk Göteborg
  • nomination: - nominated to Clio Award for Direct - "A Childish Letter"
  • official website:

Phrases with Milk

Phrases starting with the word Milk:

  1. milk bar
  2. milk can
  3. milk cow
  4. milk leg
  5. Milk Pan
  6. milk pox
  7. Milk run
  8. Milk Tea
  9. Milk-cap
  10. Milk Acid
  11. Milk line
  12. milk whey
  13. milk-sick

Phrases ending with the word Milk:

  1. Cat Milk
  2. dry milk
  3. ice milk
  4. raw milk
  5. Soy milk
  6. Homo Milk
  7. Rice milk

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Milk

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Google previewHealing with the Medicine of the Prophet (PBUH) (1999)

by Imam Ibn Qayyim Al-Jauziya

Camel milk is a mild laxative, diuretic, cleanses and opens that which is closed, removes the obstructions and soothes the body...

Google previewHandbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition (2007)

by M. Shafiur Rahman

Milk is a normal secretion of the mammary glands of female mammals. The U.S. Public Health...

Google previewFox and Cameron's Food Science, Nutrition & Health, 7th Edition (2006)

by Michael EJ Lean

Milk is the sole food of young, growing calves, so contains most of the nutrients needed by all animals, including humans in generally similar proportions. However, cows' milk is for calves, not humans, and does contain more sodium ( salt) than ...

Google previewFundamentals of Cheese Science (2000)

by P. F. Fox

INTRODUCTION Milk is a fluid secreted by the female of all mammals, of which there are more than 4,000 species, for the primary function of meeting the complete nutritional requirements of the neonate of the species. lt must supply ...

Google previewAnchor India 2015 (2015)

by Biju Mathew

Coconut milk Coconut Milk refers to the oil-protein-water emulsions obtained by squeezing fresh grated coconut kernel.

Coconut skim milk is a solution of the soluble components of coconut after the cream is separated in a cream separator .

Google previewDealing with Food Allergies in Babies and Children (2007)

by Janice Vickerstaff Joneja

Milk is an important source of protein in the diet of most children.

However, because milk is the most important source of these micronutrients in a child's diet, you will need to find a supplemental source of calcium and vitamin D. Calcium Milk ...

Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1929 (1929)

Printed Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 35.18 of These Statutes, and Embracing All General Statutes in Force at the Close of the General Session of 1929 by Wisconsin

Milk is the fresh, clean, lacteal secretion obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows, properly fed and kept, excluding that obtained within eight days before and four days after calving, and contains not less than eight and ...

Google previewFundamentals of Practical Clinical Biochemistry (2006)

by Mohanty & Basu

Milk is the natural food of the newborn of all mammalian species. It is an oil-in- water emulsion where both water-soluble and fat-soluble constituents are dissolved (Table 5.1). These constituents provide various nutrients and other factors as ...

Google previewThe Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse (2014)

A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide by Lauren Wilson, Kristian Bauthus

Whole Powdered Milk Whole powdered milk is the tastiest powdered option for straight drinking and easily dissolves in...

UHT Milk UHT milk is a shelf-stable packaged liquid milk that has been heated to 280°F for 2 seconds, an “ultra-high ...

Google previewDairy Fats and Related Products (2009)

by Adnan Y. Tamime

Introduction Milk is the fluid secreted by the female of all mammalian species, primarily to meet the complete...

Milk is an effective and balanced source of lipids , proteins (caseins and whey proteins), carbohydrates (mainly lactose), ...

Google previewA System of Chemistry (1817)

In Four Volumes by Thomas Thomson

ord er MILK is a fluid secreted by the female of all those animals denominated mammalia, and intended evidently for the...

Google previewIssues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition (2012)

“Maternal milk is a complex fluid, with multifunctional roles within the developing gastrointestinal tract. Epidermal...

Google previewCheese Problems Solved (2007)

by P L H McSweeney

McSweeney Milk is a fluid secreted by the female of all mammals, the primary function of which is the complete nutrition of the neonate of the species. Since the nutritional requirements of the young of the different mammalian species ...

Google previewAdvanced Dairy Chemistry (2013)

Volume 1A: Proteins: Basic Aspects, 4th Edition by Paul L. H. McSweeney, P. F. Fox

Consequently, milk is the best-described in chemical terms, of the principal food groups.

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

Coconut milk isthe term which produces the mostconfusion andhas led to inaccurate statements in many cookbooks. The green (unripe) coconut contains a milky juice which isused as a tropical drink. Theripe coconut available in grocery ...

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Quotes about Milk

Take butter
200 ml
Added sugar

40 mg
Take shake
With butter milk
Shake with shake...

Twenty times
Added ice tube's...
Enjoy too drink...
It is hot summer

Sweety butter milk...
With (Otteri Selvakumar)
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Scrabble value of M3I1L1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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