covered with a layer of dust
"a dusty pile of books"
cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten(adj)
lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
"moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"
Covered with dust.
powdery and resembling dust
gray/grey in parts
Origin: Derived from dusty, from the tendency of persons engaged in the milling of flour to become covered with flour dust.
filled, covered, or sprinkled with dust; clouded with dust; as, a dusty table; also, reducing to dust
like dust; of the color of dust; as a dusty white
Origin: [AS. dystig. See Dust.]
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".
The numerical value of dusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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The power of young Joy, like that of young Love, does not travel far on the dusty road of life in general.
We believe that the work we present must be alive and resonant, as far away as possible from being dusty cultural heritage.
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.
The mathematician lives long and lives young; the wings of his soul do not early drop off, nor do its pores become clogged with the earthy particles blown from the dusty highways of vulgar life.
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.
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- dustachScottish Gaelic
- szürke, poros, porszerűHungarian
- polveroso, impolveratoItalian
- poeirento, empoeiradoPortuguese
- блёклый, порошкообразный, пыльный, сероватый, размельчённыйRussian
- прашкаст, прашњав, praškast, prašnjavSerbo-Croatian
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