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  1. filled with or suggesting sawdust.
  2. without profound meaning or interest; tiresome.
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Origin of sawdusty

First recorded in 1860–65; sawdust + -y1
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Historical Examples of sawdusty

  • As the car started on, its rear platform was empty except for Arnon and the conductor and a sawdusty man in overalls.

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