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.