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Meaning of “rusty” - Learner’s Dictionary

rusty

adjective     /ˈrʌsti/
METAL B2 Rusty metal has rust (= an orange substance) on its surface: rusty nailsMetals and metalworkingChemical elementsIn bad condition
SKILL B2 If a skill you had is now rusty, it is not now good because you have forgotten it: My French is a bit rusty.Inability and awkwardnessForgetting and forgetfulness
Translations of “rusty”
in Korean 녹투성이의…
in Arabic صَدِيء…
in Portuguese enferrujado, oxidado…
in Catalan rovellat…
in Japanese (金属が)さびた, さびついた…
in Italian arrugginito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 生銹的…
in Russian ржавый, запущенный, забытый…
in Turkish paslı, pas tutmuş, (bilgi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 生锈的…
in Polish zardzewiały, zaniedbany…
(Definition of rusty from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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