What does dusty mean?

Definitions for dusty
ˈdʌs tidusty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dusty, dust-covered(adj)

    covered with a layer of dust

    "a dusty pile of books"

  2. cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten(adj)

    lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

    "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"

Wiktionary

  1. dusty(Adjective)

    Covered with dust.

    Etymology: Derived from dusty, from the tendency of persons engaged in the milling of flour to become covered with flour dust.

  2. dusty(Adjective)

    powdery and resembling dust

    Etymology: Derived from dusty, from the tendency of persons engaged in the milling of flour to become covered with flour dust.

  3. dusty(Adjective)

    gray/grey in parts

    Etymology: Derived from dusty, from the tendency of persons engaged in the milling of flour to become covered with flour dust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dusty

    filled, covered, or sprinkled with dust; clouded with dust; as, a dusty table; also, reducing to dust

    Etymology: [AS. dystig. See Dust.]

  2. Dusty

    like dust; of the color of dust; as a dusty white

    Etymology: [AS. dystig. See Dust.]

Freebase

  1. Dusty

    Dusty is the second album of singer Dusty Springfield to be released in the USA. It was issued on the Philips Records label in 1964 and includes Springfield's hit singles "All Cried Out", "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself" and the double A-side "Guess Who?"/"Live It Up".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of dusty in a Sentence

  1. T. E. Lawrence:

    All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.

  2. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    The power of young Joy, like that of young Love, does not travel far on the dusty road of life in general.

  3. Dorothea Brande:

    The author of genius does keep till his last breath the spontaneity, the ready sensitiveness, of a child, the "innocence of eye" that means so much to the painter, the ability to respond freshly and quickly to new scenes, and to old scenes as though they were new; to see traits and characteristics as though each were new-minted from the hand of God instead of sorting them quickly into dusty categories and pigeon-holing them without wonder or surprise; to feel situations so immediately and keenly that the word "trite" has hardly any meaning for him; and always to see "the correspondences between things" of which Aristotle spoke two thousand years ago.

  4. Frank Gehrke:

    We'd be flying along at 10,000 feet, where there should be an abundant snowpack this time of year, and it's dry, dusty ground.

  5. Rupert Goold:

    We believe that the work we present must be alive and resonant, as far away as possible from being dusty cultural heritage.

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