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MUSTY (mustier, mustiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does musty mean? 

MUSTY (adjective)
  The adjective MUSTY has 2 senses:

1. covered with or smelling of mold
2. stale and unclean smelling

  Familiarity information: MUSTY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUSTY (adjective)


Sense 1musty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Covered with or smelling of mold

Synonyms:

moldy; mouldy; musty

Context examples:

moldy bread / a moldy (or musty) odor

Similar:

stale (showing deterioration from age)


Sense 2musty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stale and unclean smelling

Synonyms:

frowsty; fusty; musty

Similar:

ill-smelling; malodorous; malodourous; stinky; unpeasant-smelling (having an unpleasant smell)


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