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rusty

rust·y

rusty

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh sti
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: rustier, rustiest
definition 1: covered with or affected by rust; corroded; working or moving stiffly.
a rusty old cara rusty gate
 
definition 2: rust-colored.
definition 3: impaired or deteriorated by disuse or neglect; out of practice.
My tennis is a little rusty this spring.
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derivations: rustily (adv.), rustiness (n.)