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rusty

adjective uk   us   /ˈrʌs.ti/

rusty adjective (METAL)

B2 covered with rust (= metal decay): a rusty car/nail
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rusty adjective (NEEDING PRACTICE)

B2 If a skill you had is rusty, it is not now good because you have forgotten it: My Italian is a bit rusty these days.
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…
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