mothy

[ maw-thee, moth-ee ]
/ ˈmɔ θi, ˈmɒθ i /

adjective, moth·i·er, moth·i·est.

containing moths.

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Origin of mothy

First recorded in 1590–1600; moth + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for mothy

mothy
/ (ˈmɒθɪ) /

adjective mothier or mothiest

ragged; moth-eaten
containing moths; full of moths
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