mothy

[maw-thee, moth-ee]
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adjective, moth·i·er, moth·i·est.

containing moths.

Nearby words

  1. motherwell and wishaw,
  2. motherwell, robert,
  3. motherwort,
  4. mothproof,
  5. moths,
  6. moti,
  7. motif,
  8. motile,
  9. motility,
  10. motion

Origin of mothy

First recorded in 1590–1600; moth + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for mothy

mothy

adjective mothier or mothiest

ragged; moth-eaten
containing moths; full of moths
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