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Meaning of FUSTY

Pronunciation:  'fustee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  old-fashioned and out of date
  2. [adj]  stale and unclean smelling

FUSTY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: conservative, frowsty, malodorous, musty, nonprogressive, standpat(a), unprogressive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fusty\, a. [Compar. {Fustier}; superl {Fustiest}.] [See
{2d Fust}.]
1. Moldy; musty; ill-smelling; rank. ``A fusty plebeians.''

2. Moping. [Archaic]

         A melancholy, fusty humor.            --Pepys.

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