Definitions for mustyˈmʌs ti

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word musty

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moldy, mouldy, musty(adj)

    covered with or smelling of mold

    "moldy bread"; "a moldy (or musty) odor"

  2. fusty, musty, frowsty(adj)

    stale and unclean smelling


  1. musty(Adjective)

    Having a stale odor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Musty(noun)

    having the rank, pungent, offencive odor and taste which substances of organic origin acquire during warm, moist weather; foul or sour and fetid; moldy; as, musty corn; musty books

  2. Musty(noun)

    spoiled by age; rank; stale

  3. Musty(noun)

    dull; heavy; spiritless

  4. Origin: [From L. mustum must; or perh. fr. E. moist. Cf. Must, n., Moist.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Musty

    must′i, adj. mouldy: spoiled by damp: sour: foul.—adv. Must′ily.—n. Must′iness. [Doublet of moisty&mdashmdash;L. musteus, new.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of musty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of musty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexander Hamilton:

    The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.

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