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dusty

adjective \ˈdəs-tē\

: filled or covered with dust

: slightly gray : somewhat dark or dull in color

dust·i·erdust·i·est

Full Definition of DUSTY

1
:  covered or abounding with dust
2
:  consisting of dust :  powdery
3
:  resembling dust
4
:  lacking vitality :  dry <dusty scholarship>
5
British :  unsatisfactory —used especially in the phrases dusty answer and not so dusty
dust·i·ly \ˈdəs-tə-lē\ adverb
dust·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DUSTY

  1. He pulled dusty candlesticks from the shelf.
  2. His new tie is a dusty blue.

First Known Use of DUSTY

13th century

Rhymes with DUSTY

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