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Meaning of FUSTY

Pronunciation:  'fustee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  old-fashioned and out of date
  2. [adj]  stale and unclean smelling
 

FUSTY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: conservative, frowsty, malodorous, musty, nonprogressive, standpat(a), unprogressive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fusty\, a. [Compar. {Fustier}; superl {Fustiest}.] [See
{2d Fust}.]
1. Moldy; musty; ill-smelling; rank. ``A fusty plebeians.''
   --Shak.

2. Moping. [Archaic]

         A melancholy, fusty humor.            --Pepys.

 
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