verb \ˈmōl-dər\

: to rot slowly especially from not being used : to decay slowly

mold·eredmold·er·ing \-d(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of MOLDER

intransitive verb
:  to crumble into particles :  disintegrate, decay

Examples of MOLDER

  1. <leaves moldering in the compost pile>

Origin of MOLDER

frequentative of 5mold
First Known Use: 1531


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