Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Overgrown with, or like, moss.

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Usage examples "mossy":

  1. The old, grey, mossy rails- one could not imagine Paradise within a more beautiful enclosure. - "The Bridal March; One Day", Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
  2. On a sloping hillside under the pines they lay upon the mossy bed, the children listening for the things that lived in these shadowy depths. - "The Major", Ralph Connor.
  3. If you get tired, we'll sit on a mossy mound in a bosky dell, or some such romantic spot. - "Patty's Suitors", Carolyn Wells.