linty

[ lin-tee ]
/ ˈlɪn ti /

adjective, lint·i·er, lint·i·est.

full of or covered with lint: This blue suit gets linty quickly.
like lint: linty bits on his coat.

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Origin of linty

First recorded in 1600–10; lint + -y1

Words nearby linty

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Example sentences from the Web for linty

  • But to gae back to the Linty and the Hippopotamus, resumed Kilmarkeckle.

    The Entail|John Galt
  • Avoid the use of linty old cloths, because the thread and lint clog the traps and drains.

  • 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.

    The William Henry Letters|Abby Morton Diaz