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dusty

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adjective \ˈdəs-tē\

Simple Definition of dusty

  • : filled or covered with dust

  • : slightly gray : somewhat dark or dull in color

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dusty

dustier

dustiest

  1. 1 :  covered or abounding with dust

  2. 2 :  consisting of dust :  powdery

  3. 3 :  resembling dust

  4. 4 :  lacking vitality :  dry <dusty scholarship>

  5. 5 British :  unsatisfactory —used especially in the phrases dusty answer and not so dusty

dustily

play \ˈdəs-tə-lē\ adverb

dustiness

play \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of dusty in a sentence

  1. He pulled dusty candlesticks from the shelf.

  2. His new tie is a dusty blue.



13th Century

First Known Use of dusty

13th century

Rhymes with dusty


DUSTY Defined for Kids

dusty

play
adjective \ˈdə-stē\

Definition of dusty for Students

dustier

dustiest

  1. 1 :  filled or covered with dust

  2. 2 :  resembling dust <dusty soil>





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