frowsty

adjective
frows·​ty | \ ˈfrau̇-stē How to pronounce frowsty (audio) \
frowstier; frowstiest

Definition of frowsty

1 chiefly British : musty
2 chiefly British : frowsy sense 2

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Examples of frowsty in a Sentence

a frowsty, mold-ridden flat in London's East End

First Known Use of frowsty

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for frowsty

alteration of frowsy

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The first known use of frowsty was in 1865

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“Frowsty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frowsty. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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