Definitions for fustyˈfʌs ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fus•tyˈfʌs ti(adj.)-ti•er, -ti•est.

  1. having a stale smell.

  2. old-fashioned; out-of-date.

  3. stubbornly conservative; fogyish.

Origin of fusty:

1350–1400; ME, =fust < OF: wine cask, tree trunk ( < L fūstis stick, pole) +-y1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusty, musty, frowsty(adj)

    stale and unclean smelling

  2. fusty, standpat(a), unprogressive, nonprogressive(adj)

    old-fashioned and out of date


  1. fusty(Adjective)

    moldy or musty

  2. fusty(Adjective)

    stale-smelling or stuffy

  3. fusty(Adjective)

    old-fashioned, refusing to change or update

  4. fusty(Adjective)

    (of wine) tasting of the cask

  5. Origin: fust, from fustis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusty

    moldy; musty; ill-smelling; rank

  2. Fusty



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