Definition of mossy
1 : resembling moss
2 : covered with moss or something like moss
3 : antiquated the mossy precepts of the … prescriptive grammarians — Thomas Pyles
Examples of mossy in a Sentence
mossy rules of etiquette that date from the Victorian era
Recent Examples of mossy from the Web
The upper part of the 200-foot-tall mountain is basalt brown, and the lower rocks are mossy green.
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Definition of mossy for Students
: like or covered with moss a mossy log
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