Dusty Definition

dŭstē
dustier, dustiest
adjective
dustier, dustiest
Covered with dust; full of dust.
Webster's New World
Like dust; powdery.
Webster's New World
Muted with gray.
Dusty pink.
Webster's New World
Timeworn; stale.
The dusty precepts of a bygone era.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
dust-coveredmoth-eatenstalecoldtravel-wearytravel-worntravel-stainedunsweptpulverulentaridtimewornpulverouspulverizedpowderydry
Antonyms:
clearclean
pronoun

A male given name, diminutive of Dustin.

Wiktionary

(UK) A nickname for someone with the surname Miller.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Dusty

Adjective

Base Form:
dusty
Comparative:
dustier
Superlative:
dustiest

Origin of Dusty

  • From Middle English dusty, dusti, from Old English dūstiġ, dystiġ, dȳstiġ (“dusty”), equivalent to dust +‎ -y. Cognate with Dutch donzig (“cottony, downy, woolly”), German dunstig (“hazy, misty”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Derived from dusty, from the tendency of persons engaged in the milling of flour to become covered with flour dust.

    From Wiktionary

  • Derived from Dustin.

    From Wiktionary

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