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See definition of mossy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.tufted
  • adj.antiquated

synonyms for mossy

  • covered
  • cushiony
  • damp
  • downy
  • fresh
  • moist
  • moss-grown
  • mosslike
  • overgrown
  • plushy
  • smooth
  • soft
  • velvety

antonyms for mossy

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  • bare
  • dry
  • modern
  • new
  • prickly
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How to use mossy in a sentence

I hadn’t, so she proceeded to slice open what resembled a mossy rock and serve it to me with a lemon squeeze.
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Now it’s back in Benjamin Moore’s Aegean Teal, a deep, muted blue-green-gray combination, the ocean’s equivalent of mossy Contemplative.
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Yet less than 15 minutes into our foray, a slender orange mushroom in a mossy ditch caught my eye, and I called out to the group leader.
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Speaking sparingly, eyes fixed to the ground, they traced the mossy, wooded flank of a tributary to the Susquehanna River.
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Instead of forming a nice flat surface, the new metal takes on interesting shapes — mossy structures called dendrites.
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Then he turned to Evelyn's grave, and bending down, tried to read her name on the mossy stone.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
It was nearing midnight, and the clouds being thick and low made the mossy ground very dark.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The mossy surface of the dunes is frozen hard as iron, and often the hailstones rush in furious blasts before the wind.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Gradually the cold began to tell upon him, and he started to his feet, plodding up the hill, through the soft mossy yielding soil.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Squire Wynne has now no land except that occupied by the Plas and its tangled and mossy and grassy and neglected gardens.
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WORDS RELATED TO MOSSY

  • antiquated
  • behind the times
  • conservative
  • dyed-in-the-wool
  • mossy
  • old guard
  • old-fashioned
  • old-school
  • rightist
  • traditionalist
  • traditionalistic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.