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mouldy

adjective UK (US moldy) uk   /ˈməʊl.di/  us   /ˈmoʊl-/

mouldy adjective (HAVING MOULD)

covered with mould: mouldy bread/cheese

mouldy adjective (BAD)

[before noun] UK old-fashioned , informal of little value; unpleasant: All he gave me was a mouldy old 50p. informal not modern or interesting: The city's museums are filled with mouldy old collections.
Translations of “mouldy”
in Korean 이끼가 낀…
in Arabic مُتَعَفِّن…
in Portuguese mofado…
in Catalan florit…
in Japanese カビだらけの…
in Italian ammuffito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有的, 發黴的…
in Russian заплесневелый…
in Turkish küflü, küflenmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发霉的…
in Polish spleśniały…
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