adjective, dust·i·er, dust·i·est.
Related formsdust·i·ly, adverbdust·i·ness, nounun·dust·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for dusty
Alf Adams did not want to talk rats but he did want to show me his bottle collection preserved in a dusty shed.
His body is swept away with all the others, like a dried-up fly in a dusty corner.Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’ Plumbs the Deep Fun of Philosophical Fiction|Drew Smith|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dusty books, smoking pipes, tarot cards, and a Ouija board fill the antique furniture positioning any object as a clue.
Excuse me, I have to get the keffiyeh out of my dusty suitcase and pack a kilt.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tucked away antique shops are piled floor-to-ceiling with dusty relics.
Michael dashed into the group and grabbed a handful of caps which he tossed into the dusty complications of the Laocon.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Anna came down the hall, evidently trying to restrain a giggle at his dusty appearance.In the Mist of the Mountains|Ethel Turner
The plant is generally sessile, sometimes more or less stemmed, at maturity filled with a dusty mass of spores and thread.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
He was poring over a table covered with dusty papers, but he received us very affectionately.The World's Greatest Books, Vol III|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
She turned her head quickly and stared out at the tall pines which fringed the dusty road.The Maids of Paradise|Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers