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rusty

rust·y

rusty

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh sti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: rustier, rustiest
definition 1: covered with rust; not working well.
Tools left out in the rain become rusty.My brain feels rusty today because I didn't sleep well last night.
 
definition 2: not as good as it once was; out of practice.
My piano playing is rusty.
derivations: rustily (adv.), rustiness (n.)