What does rusty mean?

Definitions for rusty
ˈrʌs tirusty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rusty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rustyadjective

    covered with or consisting of rust

    "a rusty machine"; "rusty deposits"

  2. rust, rusty, rust-brownadjective

    of the brown color of rust

  3. out of practice(p), rustyadjective

    impaired in skill by neglect

  4. hoary, rustyadjective

    ancient

    "hoary jokes"

Wiktionary

  1. rustyadjective

    Affected by rust.

  2. rustyadjective

    Of the rust color, reddish or reddish-brown.

  3. rustyadjective

    Having red or reddish-brown hair.

  4. rustyadjective

    Lacking recent experience, out of practice, especially with respect to a skill or activity.

  5. rustyadjective

    discolored and rancid; reasty

    rusty bacon

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Rustyadjective

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rusty

    covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat

  2. Rusty

    impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect

  3. Rusty

    discolored and rancid; reasty; as, rusty bacon

  4. Rusty

    surly; morose; crusty; sullen

  5. Rusty

    rust-colored; dark

  6. Rusty

    discolored; stained; not cleanly kept; filthy

  7. Rusty

    resembling, or covered with a substance resembling, rust; affected with rust; rubiginous

  8. Etymology: [AS. rustig.]

Freebase

  1. Rusty

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of rusty in a Sentence

  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    she said i want you to meet him you'll like him really yeah i thought like car crash broken glass rusty razored underwear barbed wire cheer acid fear like walking down normandie naked nightly like tiger claws 'n earthquake falls i'll really relish meeting 'm.

  2. Isaiah Mobley:

    Guys just tried to stay as ready as they could through the quarantine process, there wasn’t much we could do but a lot of guys were watching film, trying to fix the stuff they could work on. Of course we were a little rusty but we just kind of came together and we’re starting to catch a flow where everyone’s being aggressive, everyone’s showing up.

  3. Walter Scott:

    A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.

  4. Rory McIlroy:

    I guess after coming off a three-week break, and then felt a little ... 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 you're game is at. Just got to regroup and put some work in and get ready for Miami next week.

  5. Rory McIlroy:

    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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