musty

Part of speech: noun

Mustiness.

Part of speech: adverb

Mustily.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a moldy odor; stale.

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Usage examples "musty":

  1. Out then he must come, and leave his musty books. - "A Lecture on Physical Development, and its Relations to Mental and Spiritual Development, delivered before the American Institute of Instruction, at their Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting, in Norwich, Conn., August 20, 1858", S.R. Calthrop.
  2. She shall bring the fresh air of the forest into these musty halls! - "Lucky Pehr", August Strindberg.
  3. The book was there, its pages still musty from the moist air at sea. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.