Antonyms
Etymology

1. rusty

adjective. ['ˈrʌsti'] covered with or consisting of rust.

Antonyms

  • fresh

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rust (English)
  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rusty

  • musty
  • lusty
  • justy
  • gusty
  • dusty
  • busty
  • busti

Example sentences of the word rusty


1. Adjective
Travertine can also come in a rusty red hue and sometimes has black veining across the tiles.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Spray the rusty nuts and bolts with a deep-penetrating oil product once you have all the paint removed.

Quotes containing the word rusty


1. And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. I gave him my best cryptic smile. He did not fall down to his feet, kiss my shoes, and promise me the world. I must be getting rusty.
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

3. I always felt that Jim Morrison was a terrible name for the front man of The Doors. No, for a band called The Doors, a name like Rusty Hinge would have been more appropriate.
- Jarod Kintz, This is the story my great-grandfather told my father, who then told my grandfather, who then told me about how The Mythical Mr. Boo, Charles Manseur Fizzlebush Grissham III, better known as Mr. Fizzlebush, and Orafoura are all in fact me...

2. rusty-red

adjective. of a red color tinged with rust.

Synonyms

  • rust-red

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

3. rusty-brown

adjective. of something having the brown color of rust.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

4. rusty

adjective. ['ˈrʌsti'] of the brown color of rust.

Synonyms

  • chromatic
  • rust-brown

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • junior
  • inexperienced

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rust (English)
  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rusty

adjective. ['ˈrʌsti'] impaired in skill by neglect.

Synonyms

  • out of practice

Antonyms

  • modern
  • current

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rust (English)
  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rusty

adjective. ['ˈrʌsti'] ancient.

Synonyms

  • hoary

Antonyms

  • young
  • immature

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rust (English)
  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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