adjective \ˈmōl-dē\

: covered with mold

: resembling mold : tasting, smelling, or looking like mold


Full Definition of MOLDY

:  of, resembling, or covered with mold
a :  being old and moldering :  crumbling
b :  antiquated, fusty <moldy tradition>
mold·i·ness noun

Examples of MOLDY

  1. Her books became moldy after being left in a damp basement.
  2. The wine had a slightly moldy aroma.

First Known Use of MOLDY

14th century

Rhymes with MOLDY


adjective    (Medical Dictionary)
mold·i·er or chiefly British mould·i·ermould·i·est

Medical Definition of MOLDY

: covered with a mold-producing fungus <moldy bread>

Variants of MOLDY

moldy or chiefly British mouldy \ˈmōl-dē\


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