What does fusty mean?

Definitions for fustyˈfʌs ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusty, musty, frowsty(adj)

    stale and unclean smelling

  2. fusty, standpat(a), unprogressive, nonprogressive(adj)

    old-fashioned and out of date


  1. fusty(Adjective)

    moldy or musty

  2. fusty(Adjective)

    stale-smelling or stuffy

  3. fusty(Adjective)

    old-fashioned, refusing to change or update

  4. fusty(Adjective)

    (of wine) tasting of the cask

  5. Origin: fust, from fustis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusty

    moldy; musty; ill-smelling; rank

  2. Fusty


  3. Origin: [See 2d Fust.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fusty

    fust′i, adj. smelling of the wood of the cask, as wine: ill-smelling.—v.i. Fust (Shak.) to grow or smell mouldy.—adj. Fust′ed, mouldy.—n. Fust′iness. [O. Fr. fust, wood of a cask—L. fustis.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    To separate man and woman at school, at work, at meetings, in short, to separate them at life, is the affair of perverted and fusty minds! Where there is separation, there is excessive primitiveness!

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