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Synonyms for musty
ˈmʌs timusty

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  1. musty

    fusty, rank, mouldy, frowzy, stale, sour, fetid, mildewed

    fragrant, fresh, balmy, aromatic, odorous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moldy, mouldy, mustyadjective

    covered with or smelling of mold

    "moldy bread"; "a moldy (or musty) odor"

    fusty, frowsty, mouldy, moldy

    fresh, fragrant

  2. fusty, musty, frowstyadjective

    stale and unclean smelling

    moldy, nonprogressive, frowsty, fusty, mouldy, unprogressive, standpat(a)

    fragrant, fresh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mustyadjective

    mouldy, fusty, soured, fetid, foul, spoiled, stale

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mustyadjective

    mildewed, fusty, mouldy, frowzy, rank, stale

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  1. Alexander Hamilton:

    The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.

  2. Yvette Nicole Brown:

    He does not have an odor, he smells like granola and good living. That's all I can say. He has a sweet, sweet scent that is just him. It's not musty or crazy.

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