mossy

adjective \ ˈmȯ-sē \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of mossy

mossier; mossiest
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

  1. mossy rules of etiquette that date from the Victorian era

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First Known Use of mossy

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mossy

adjective \ ˈmȯ-sē \

Definition of mossy for Students

mossier; mossiest
: like or covered with moss
  • a mossy log


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