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[lin-tee] /ˈlɪn ti/
adjective, lintier, lintiest.
full of or covered with lint:
This blue suit gets linty quickly.
like lint:
linty bits on his coat.
Origin of linty
First recorded in 1600-10; lint + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But to gae back to the linty and the Hippopotamus, resumed Kilmarkeckle.

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    John Galt
  • Above his uniform of linty gray, Paul's face was pale and without expression.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • No need to go with muddy boots, though, or linty, or have your bow upside down.

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    Abby Morton Diaz
  • Avoid the use of linty old cloths, because the thread and lint clog the traps and drains.

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