[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. linter,
  2. lintie,
  3. linton,
  4. linton, ralph,
  5. lintwhite,
  6. linum,
  7. linus,
  8. linus, saint,
  9. linux,
  10. liny

Origin of linty

First recorded in 1600–10; lint + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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