What does dusty mean?

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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. 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.

  2. Rupert Goold:

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

  3. Hilaire Belloc:

    For no one, in our long decline,So dusty, spiteful and divided,Had quite such pleasant friends as mine,Or loved them half as much as I did. [stanza 3]The library was most inviting:The books upon the crowded shelvesWere mainly of our private writing:We kept a school and taught ourselves. [stanza 15]From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,Theres nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. [stanza 22]You do retain the song we set,And how it rises, trips and scans?You keep the sacred memory yet,Republicans? Republicans?[stanza 36]

  4. James Joseph Sylvester:

    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.

  5. Lawrence of Arabia, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Suppressed introductory chapter, first published 1939, Penguin edition p. 23:

    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 out their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.

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