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fusty

adjective uk   /ˈfʌs.ti/ disapproving us  

fusty adjective (SMELL)

not fresh and smelling unpleasant especially because of being left slightly wet: This room smells a bit fusty - I think I'll just open a window.

fusty adjective (OLD-FASHIONED)

old-fashioned in ideas and beliefs: Rupert's father belongs to some fusty old gentleman's club where they don't allow women in.
Translations of “fusty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣味, 發黴的, 有黴味的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气味, 发霉的, 有霉味的…
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