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See definition of fusty on Dictionary.com
  • adj.moldy
  • adj.old-fashioned

synonyms for fusty

  • damp
  • fetid
  • frowsty
  • malodorous
  • mildewy
  • musty
  • rank
  • stagnant
  • stale
  • stinky
  • stuffy
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How to use fusty in a sentence

While they’ve mostly shed their fusty reputation, documentaries still give the impression of being more nutritious than the average TV treat.
HOW DOCU-MANIA TOOK STREAMING BY STORM, FROM TIGER KING TO WEWORKJUDY BERMANAPRIL 1, 2021TIME
I've a good mind to buy the goose going home; but then if it should turn out fusty—I think I had better leave it for Mrs. C.
A CHRISTMAS CAROLC. Z. BARNETT
He is another 'rusty, fusty, musty old bachelor,' who lacks that 'company' which Misery is said to love.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 5, NOVEMBER 1843VARIOUS
He will also have to sleep at night in fusty rooms, which are often without beds, and are almost invariably teeming with insects.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 703VARIOUS
And she grubs away at perfectly uncongenial work, and lives with this fusty old mother in a fusty little lodging-house.
JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
There was a fusty little tavern down the street, full of laughing soldiers.
ADVENTURES OF A DESPATCH RIDERW. H. L. WATSON
We should have insisted on your father's staying with us instead of allowing him to fly back to his fusty, musty old volumes.
THE BLACK MOTHGEORGETTE HEYER
Thus (wishing each man to leave inquiring whom I am, and learn to know himself) I take a solemn congee of this fusty world.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
For I wished to be alone and knew that I had little chance of solitude outside of that somewhat fusty couch.
MARIEH. RIDER HAGGARD
Very likely it would be an old, old book, some fusty old thing that no one else would dream of reading.
THE VOYAGE OUTVIRGINIA WOOLF
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSTY

  • aged
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antique
  • archaic
  • dated
  • elderly
  • fusty
  • hoary
  • moldy
  • obsolescent
  • old
  • old hat
  • old-fangled
  • old-fashioned
  • out-of-date
  • outmoded
  • outworn
  • superannuated
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