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mustyadjective

uk   /ˈmʌs.ti/  us   /ˈmʌs.ti/
smelling unpleasantly old and slightly wet: musty old books a musty smell a musty room
(Definition of musty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mustyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈmʌs·ti/
smelling old and slightly wet: a musty room
(Definition of musty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “musty”
in Spanish rancio…
in Vietnamese mốc…
in Malaysian basi…
in Thai เหม็นอับ…
in French moisi…
in German muffig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 霉的,发霉的, 有霉味的…
in Turkish küflü, küf kokulu…
in Russian затхлый…
in Indonesian lembab, pengap…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發黴的, 有黴味的…
in Polish stęchły…
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