1. musty

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


  • mouldy
  • moldy


  • new
  • odoriferous
  • sweet

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Rhymes with Musty

  • trusty
  • crusty
  • rusty
  • lusty
  • justy
  • gusty
  • dusty
  • busty
  • busti

Sentences with musty

1. Adjective
Phenylketonuria is inherited and is a metabolic disorder that causes a musty odor in the child's body.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the duvet outside in the sun if it has a musty smell.

Quotes about musty

1. The house smelled musty and damp, and a little sweet, as if it were haunted by the ghosts of long-dead cookies.
- Neil Gaiman, American Gods

2. Cheeses crusty, got all musty, got damp on the stone of a peach,” I agreed. He looked blank, so I repeated it with proper emphasis. “ ChEEZ-zes crusty. Got Al -musty. Got DAMp on the StoneofapeaCH.
- Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed

2. musty

adjective. ['ˈmʌsti'] stale and unclean smelling.


  • frowsty
  • ill-smelling
  • fusty
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous


  • good
  • liberal
  • original
  • freshness