Definition of dusty
dustilyplay \ˈdəs-tə-lē\ adverb
dustinessplay \-tē-nəs\ noun
Examples of dusty in a Sentence
He pulled dusty candlesticks from the shelf.
His new tie is a dusty blue.
Recent Examples of dusty from the Web
SMEDEREVO, Serbia (AP) — A giant Chinese red flag flutters on a pole where an American flag used to fly at a steel mill in this dusty industrial Serbian town.
Boxes are filled with dusty-red bundles of TNT, wires looping out and around like telephone cords.
There was one colorful chevron dress, a vibrant red coat, and splashes of brightly colored tulle, although most of the sheer gowns were in dusty colors.
Powdery mildew is the most common disease, which first appears as a nickel-sized greyish dusty spot.
Eventually, they were driven to a remote site in the 7000 block of Grand Boulevard, Hobart, where Woods and another co-defendant walked them at gunpoint down a dusty path and into the woods.
However, given the technical difficulties, dusty weather, and crowded launch rails, any team that flew a rocket and landed a payload successfully celebrated like World Series champions.
Drag Race pulled me out of a winter funk, like some dusty wig snatched from a queen's scalp.
The flakes stayed mauve, the milk stayed white, and the whole thing tasted like thick cups of dusty corn.
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First Known Use of dusty
DUSTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dusty for English Language Learners
: filled or covered with dust
: slightly gray : somewhat dark or dull in color
DUSTY Defined for Kids
Definition of dusty for Students
1 : filled or covered with dust
2 : resembling dust dusty soil
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