cobwebby

adjective
cob·​web·​by | \ ˈkäb-ˌwe-bē How to pronounce cobwebby (audio) \
cobwebbier; cobwebbiest

Definition of cobwebby

1 : filled or covered with cobwebs a cobwebby barn
2 : gossamer cobwebby lace
3 : musty, well-worn a cobwebby plot device cobwebby quaintness

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Examples of cobwebby in a Sentence

wore a gown of cobwebby georgette cobwebby bits of cracker-barrel philosophy that were stale even 200 years ago

First Known Use of cobwebby

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cobwebby was in 1854

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“Cobwebby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cobwebby. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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