Musty Definition

mŭstē
mustier, mustiest
adjective
mustier, mustiest
Having a stale, moldy smell or taste, as an unused room, food kept in a damp place, etc.
Webster's New World
Stale or trite; worn-out; antiquated.
Musty ideas.
Webster's New World
Dull; apathetic.
Webster's New World
Out of date; antiquated.
American Heritage
Out of use or practice; rusty.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Musty

Adjective

Base Form:
musty
Comparative:
mustier
Superlative:
mustiest

Origin of Musty

  • Alteration of obsolete moisty from moist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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