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adjective as in moldy

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While they’ve mostly shed their fusty reputation, documentaries still give the impression of being more nutritious than the average TV treat.

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Any chance that fusty old uniform can get revamped into something more appropriately Batman-esque for the occasion?

I know, I know—I feel like a fusty old crank merely posing the question.

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.

He is another 'rusty, fusty, musty old bachelor,' who lacks that 'company' which Misery is said to love.

He will also have to sleep at night in fusty rooms, which are often without beds, and are almost invariably teeming with insects.

And she grubs away at perfectly uncongenial work, and lives with this fusty old mother in a fusty little lodging-house.

There was a fusty little tavern down the street, full of laughing soldiers.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fusty, such as: damp, fetid, frowsty, malodorous, mildewy, and musty.

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