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rustyadjective

 us   /ˈrʌs·ti/
(esp. of a ​person) not as good at ​knowing or doing something as you ​once were, because you have not ​practiced it in a ​longtime: We’re a little rusty after having the ​summer off.
(of the ​surface of something made of ​iron or ​steel) ​covered with a red-brown ​substance that ​formed as a ​result of ​decay caused by ​reacting with ​air and ​water: People would ​tosstheirsodacans into rusty ​oldbarrels.
(Definition of rusty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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rustyadjective

uk   /ˈrʌs.ti/  us   /ˈrʌs.ti/
(Definition of rusty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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