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Meaning of DUSTY

Pronunciation:  'dustee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  covered with a layer of dusty; "a dusty pile of books"
 

DUSTY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dirty, dust-covered, soiled, unclean
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dust"y\, a. [Compar. {Dustier}; superl. {Dustiest}.] [AS.
dystig. See {Dust}.]
1. Filled, covered, or sprinkled with dust; clouded with
   dust; as, a dusty table; also, reducing to dust.

         And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to
         dusty death.                          --Shak.

2. Like dust; of the color of dust; as a dusty white.

{Dusty miller} (Bot.), a plant ({Cineraria maritima}); -- so
   called because of the ashy-white coating of its leaves.

 
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