moldy


moldy
Synonyms and related words:
archaic, bad, bad-smelling, blasted, blighted, blown, bygone, crumbling, dated, despoiled, dilapidated, dusty, fecal, fetid, flyblown, foul, frowsty, frowsy, frowy, frowzy, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, gone to seed, graveolent, high, ill-smelling, maggoty, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldering, moss-grown, moth-eaten, musty, nidorous, noisome, noxious, odorous, offensive, old hat, olid, outdated, passe, putrid, rancid, rank, ravaged, reasty, reasy, reechy, reeking, reeky, repulsive, rococo, rotten, ruined, ruinous, rusty, smellful, smelling, smelly, smutted, smutty, stale, stenchy, stinking, strong, stuffy, sulfurous, time-scarred, timeworn, vile, weevily, worm-eaten, wormy, worn

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  • Moldy — Mold y, Mouldy Mould y, a. [Compar. {Moldier}or {Mouldier}; superl. {Moldiest} or {Mouldiest}.] [From {Mold} the growth of fungi.] Overgrown with, or containing, mold; smelling of mold; as, moldy cheese or bread. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moldy — or chiefly Brit mouldy mōl dē adj, mold·i·er or chiefly Brit mould·i·er; est covered with a mold producing fungus <moldy bread> …   Medical dictionary

  • moldy — index stale Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moldy — (adj.) also mouldy, 1570s, earlier mowly (late 14c.), from MOLD (Cf. mold) (n.2) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Moldiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • moldy — (Amer.) adj. mildewy, overgrown with mold, musty with age or decay (also mouldy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moldy — [adj] musty airless, dirty, funky, mildewed, mildewy, putrid, rotten, rotting, smelly, stale, stuffy; concepts 578,598,603,797 …   New thesaurus

  • moldy — (Brit. mouldy) ► ADJECTIVE (moldier, moldiest) 1) covered with or smelling of mould. 2) informal boring or worthless. DERIVATIVES moldiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • moldy — [mōl′dē] adj. moldier, moldiest [ MOLD2 + Y3] 1. covered or overgrown with mold 2. musty or stale, as from age or decay moldiness n …   English World dictionary

  • moldy — adjective (moldier; est) Date: 14th century 1. of, resembling, or covered with mold 2. a. being old and moldering ; crumbling b. antiquated, fusty < moldy tradition > • moldiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moldy — moldiness, n. /mohl dee/, adj., moldier, moldiest. 1. overgrown or covered with mold. 2. musty, as from decay or age. 3. Informal. old fashioned; outmoded: moldy ideas about higher education. [1350 1400; ME; see MOLD2, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • moldy — adj. Moldy is used with these nouns: ↑bread …   Collocations dictionary