adjective, fus·ti·er, fus·ti·est.
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Origin of fusty
OTHER WORDS FROM fustyfus·ti·ly, adverbfus·ti·ness, noun
Words nearby fusty
Example sentences from the Web for fusty
While they’ve mostly shed their fusty reputation, documentaries still give the impression of being more nutritious than the average TV treat.How Docu-Mania Took Streaming by Storm, From Tiger King to WeWork|Judy Berman|April 1, 2021|Time
Any chance that fusty old uniform can get revamped into something more appropriately Batman-esque for the occasion?Joe Biden on WikiLeaks Damage and More Sunday Talk|The Daily Beast Video|December 19, 2010|DAILY BEAST
I know, I know—I feel like a fusty old crank merely posing the question.
I've a good mind to buy the goose going home; but then if it should turn out fusty—I think I had better leave it for Mrs. C.A Christmas Carol|C. Z. Barnett
He is another 'rusty, fusty, musty old bachelor,' who lacks that 'company' which Misery is said to love.
He will also have to sleep at night in fusty rooms, which are often without beds, and are almost invariably teeming with insects.
And she grubs away at perfectly uncongenial work, and lives with this fusty old mother in a fusty little lodging-house.Jewel Weed|Alice Ames Winter
There was a fusty little tavern down the street, full of laughing soldiers.Adventures of a Despatch Rider|W. H. L. Watson