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1. mouldy

adjective. ['ˈmoʊldi'] covered with or smelling of mold.

Synonyms

  • stale
  • moldy

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • original
  • freshness

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Words that Rhyme with Mouldy

  • bartholdy
  • giroldi
  • bertoldi
  • arnoldi
  • moldy
  • goldy
  • goldie
  • goldey
  • oldie

Example sentences of the word mouldy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Discard mouldy seed potatoes; do not plant them as they already contain at least one pathogen.

2. Adjective
If the flesh is not mouldy, taste the ginger to test whether it tastes as it should.

3. Verb, past participle
Look for melons that are shrivelled or mouldy, which are common signs of spoilage.

Quotes containing the word mouldy


1. Is despair wrong? Isn’t it the natural condition of life after a certain age? … After a number of events, what is there left but repetition and diminishment? Who wants to go on living? The eccentric, the religious, the artistic (sometimes); those with a false sense of their own worth. Soft cheeses collapse; firm cheeses endurate. Both go mouldy.
- Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot

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