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adjective, lint·i·er, lint·i·est.
  1. full of or covered with lint: This blue suit gets linty quickly.
  2. like lint: linty bits on his coat.
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Origin of linty

First recorded in 1600–10; lint + -y1
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Related Words for linty

creamy, gossamer, feathery, silky, hairy, furry, downy, fleecy, flocculent, pile, featherlike, flossy, linty, velutinous, frizzy, woolly, pilate

Examples from the Web for linty

Historical Examples of linty

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

    The Entail

    John Galt

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


    Sinclair Lewis

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

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