What does the word smoky mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Smokiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Giving forth, mixed with, or like smoke.

Usage examples for smoky

  1. " Oh, very well; it is a little- smoky," Mrs. Richie said, glancing at the clock. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. Then colors changed again: violet richened to purple;- greens blackened softlY;- grays smouldered into smoky gold. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  3. Then a rumble: I see what is happening, and the sound echoes within me; the rock loosened other rocks, an avalanche goes thundering down the mountain- side, snow and earth and boulders, leaving a smoky cloud in its wake. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun