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mossy

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adjective, \ˈmȯ-sē\

Definition of mossy

mossiermossiest

  1. 1 :  resembling moss

  2. 2 :  covered with moss or something like moss

  3. 3 :  antiquated <the mossy precepts of the … prescriptive grammarians — Thomas Pyles>



Examples of mossy in a sentence

  1. <mossy rules of etiquette that date from the Victorian era>



15th Century

First Known Use of mossy

15th century

Rhymes with mossy


MOSSY Defined for Kids

mossy

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adjective \ˈmȯ-sē\

Definition of mossy for Students

mossiermossiest

  1. :  like or covered with moss <a mossy log>





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