Synonyms for fusty

Grammar : Adj
Spell : fuhs-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfʌs ti

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Définition of fusty

Origin :
  • "stale-smelling," late 14c., from Old French fusté "fusty, tasting of the cask," from Old French fuist "wine cask," originally "stick, stave," from Latin fustis "staff, stick of wood." Related: Fustiness.
  • adj moldy
  • adj old-fashioned
Example sentences :
  • As I love the facts of life more, I care less for fusty commentators.
  • Extract from : « A Labrador Doctor » by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • It seems so funny not to go to it, instead of moping in these fusty lodgings.
  • Extract from : « The Rough Road » by William John Locke
  • Fusty, earlier foisty, is no longer used in its proper sense.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Words (4th ed.) » by Ernest Weekley
  • You would have us go and live in that damp, musty, fusty place?
  • Extract from : « Not Like Other Girls » by Rosa N. Carey
  • The cab is fusty, the driver is sulky, the morning is foggy.
  • Extract from : « My Miscellanies, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Wilkie Collins
  • In the damp climate of western Carolina such an interior is fusty, or even wet.
  • Extract from : « Our Southern Highlanders » by Horace Kephart
  • You're not selfish and you're not fusty; but you remind me of him when you make remarks like your first.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers and Other Stories » by Robert Grant
  • But the devil's a great deal too good for 'em—fusty villains.Ch.
  • Extract from : « Beaumont & Fletcher's Works (8 of 10) » by Francis Beaumont
  • A fusty, musty smell was in the room, in the air of the staircase, everywhere.
  • Extract from : « Madame Flirt » by Charles E. Pearce
  • The vessel was laden with rice, and the fusty heat which came up from below was something awful.
  • Extract from : « A Boy's Voyage Round the World » by The Son of Samuel Smiles
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