Definitions for rusty
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rusty.
covered with or consisting of rust
"a rusty machine"; "rusty deposits"
rust, rusty, rust-brownadjective
of the brown color of rust
out of practice(p), rustyadjective
impaired in skill by neglect
Affected by rust.
Of the rust color, reddish or reddish-brown.
Having red or reddish-brown hair.
Lacking recent experience, out of practice, especially with respect to a skill or activity.
discolored and rancid; reasty
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from rust.
After a long calm of peace, he was left engaged in a war with a rusty sword and empty purse. James Howell.
Part scour the rusty shields with seam, and part
New grind the blunted ax. John Dryden, Æneis.
Hector, in his dull and long continued truce,
Is rusty grown. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.
Rusty refers to a state of corrosion, degradation, or discoloration, typically reddish-brown, that forms on the surface of iron or steel as a result of exposure to oxygen and moisture over a period of time. In a broader context, it can also mean something that appears neglected, old, or outdated, or it can describe a person's skills or abilities that have declined due to lack of practice or use.
covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat
impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect
discolored and rancid; reasty; as, rusty bacon
surly; morose; crusty; sullen
discolored; stained; not cleanly kept; filthy
resembling, or covered with a substance resembling, rust; affected with rust; rubiginous
Etymology: [AS. rustig.]
Rusty is a Canadian alternative rock band formed in 1994 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band earned a 1996 Juno Award nomination in the category Best Alternative Album for Fluke.
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The numerical value of rusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of rusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I prefer to remember Rusty Giuliani that way than the way Rusty Giuliani's conducting Rusty Giuliani now.
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
Hillary Clinton, I think, has proven that when you're off the trail for a while, you come back rusty, she certainly came back rusty on that book tour.
I guess after coming off a three-week break, I felt, I wouldn't say rusty, but just not quite on top of my game yesterday, and then today I felt like I was trying to get something going and couldn't. Coming off three weeks off and playing in conditions like these, it sort of shows you where your game's at. I've just got to regroup and get ready for Miami next week.
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Translations for rusty
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- rostig, verrostetGerman
- ξεπερασμένος, κοκκινοτρίχης, σκουριασμένοςGreek
- herrumbroso, rojizo, oxidadoSpanish
- punatukkainen, ruosteenruskea, ruosteinen, ruosteessaFinnish
- rozsdabarna, berozsdásodott, rozsdásHungarian
- arrugginito, arrugginita, ruggineItalian
- ferrūgineus, robiginosus, aerūginōsusLatin
- raschtegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- verroest, roestigDutch
- rusten, rustaNorwegian Nynorsk
- ferrugento, enferrujado, ruivoPortuguese
- roșcat, ruginitRomanian
- rostig, ringrostig, rostfärgadSwedish
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