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musty

must·y

musty

 
pronunciation:
muh sti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: mustier, mustiest
definition: having a taste or smell of mold; damp or stale.
After being closed up all winter, the attic smelled musty.
similar words:
foul, rotten, stale, stuffy
derivations: mustily (adv.), mustiness (n.)
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