from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Stale or moldy in odor or taste.
- adj. Hackneyed or trite; dull.
- adj. Out of date; antiquated.
- adj. Out of use or practice; rusty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a stale odor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the rank, pungent, offensive odor and taste which substances of organic origin acquire during warm, moist weather; foul or sour and fetid; moldy
- adj. Spoiled by age; rank; stale.
- adj. Dull; heavy; spiritless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Moldy; sour: as, a musty cask; musty corn or straw; musty books.
- Having an ill flavor; vapid: as, musty wine.
- Dull; heavy; spiritless; moping; stale.
- n. Snuff having a musty flavor.
- To become musty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. stale and unclean smelling
- adj. covered with or smelling of mold
Alteration of obsolete moisty, from moist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)