Definitions for mustyˈmʌs ti

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

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mus•tyˈmʌs ti(adj.)-ti•er, -ti•est.

  1. having an odor or flavor suggestive of mold, as old buildings or stale food.

  2. obsolete; outdated; antiquated:

    musty laws.

  3. dull; apathetic.


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

Translations for musty

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


damp or stale in smell or taste

musty old books.

Get even more translations for musty »


Find a translation for the musty definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these musty definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"musty." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for musty?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for musty: