Definition of duster
1 : one that removes dust
2a (1) : a long lightweight overgarment to protect clothing from dust (2) : a long coat cut like a duster —called also duster coatb : a dress-length housecoat
3 : one that scatters fine particles; specifically : a device for applying insecticidal or fungicidal dusts to crops
4 : dust storm
Examples of duster in a Sentence
He wore a tan duster.
Recent Examples of duster from the Web
Bingbing paired the dramatic gown with a metallic belt and some serious jewelry, including diamond shoulder duster earrings, ring and cuff.
The scene in which he is pursued by someone in a crop duster is among the most famous in cinematic history, and one on the face of Mount Rushmore is pretty great, too.
Taller hanging was installed for longer jackets and dusters, and short hanging for scarves.
But a celebrity kid pursuing modeling, photography, and painting while simultaneously developing personal style that doesn’t feature a crop top and matching duster 5 days a week?
Kris is wearing cream-colored pants, a matching Comme des Garçons duster, and Stella McCartney platform sneakers.
Lewis was clutching a yellow feather duster and a grocery bag full of squirt bottles.
Another request twice submitted for a track rock duster, which would have cost $100,000 or less, was also rejected by Blankenship.
The intelligence community came to us and encouraged us to shut down the crop-dusters.
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First Known Use of duster
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Definition of duster for English Language Learners
: something that removes dust
: a device that is used by farmers to spray chemicals (such as pesticides) over a large area
: a long light coat
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