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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"


  1. dusty(Adjective)

    Covered with dust.

  2. dusty(Adjective)

    powdery and resembling dust

  3. dusty(Adjective)

    gray/grey in parts

  4. Origin: 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

  2. Dusty

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

  3. Origin: [AS. dystig. See Dust.]


  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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How to say dusty in sign language?

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  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The beauty is solely in the sole, but a person who finds it on the face or any other body part has either a dusty mind or a dusky heart and is oneself not beautiful.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The beauty is solely in the SOUL, but a person who finds it on the face or any other body part has either a dusty MIND or a dusky HEART and is oneself not beautiful.

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