chloriney

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chlorine +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

chloriney (comparative more chloriney, superlative most chloriney)

  1. (informal) With, or like, chlorine.
    • 2002, Philip Reeve, The big freeze, page 50:
      It had diving boards and wave machines and a giant anaconda slide, and there were so many children splashing around in its chloriney waters...
    • 2004, Kaz Cooke, Kid Wrangling: Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers, and Little Kids, page 113:
      For traveling or emergencies you can get sterilizing tablets to dissolve in water, but they make things taste nasty and chloriney.