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Fusty Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    fusty adj
  1. stale and unclean smelling [syn: musty, frowsty]
  2. old-fashioned and out of date [syn: standpat(a), unprogressive, nonprogressive] [also: fustiest, fustier]
Fusty Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Fusty \Fusty\, a. [Compar. Fustier; superl Fustiest.] [See 2d Fust.]
  1. Moldy; musty; ill-smelling; rank. ``A fusty plebeians.'' --Shak.
  2. Moping. [Archaic] A melancholy, fusty humor. --Pepys.
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    • After her great fall there are signs Michelle Wie is putting herself back together again
      According to fusty old historical rhymes, the teetering, tottering Humpty Dumpty endured a fairly calamitous tumble. Read more on this news related to 'Fusty'
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      In the fusty grand ballroom of Philadelphia's downtown Hyatt, Patrick Houlahan - fighter pilot, consultant and motivational speaker - strides across the stage in his olive green flight suit, doing his darnedest to rev up a crowd of sleepy-looking business executives. Read more on this news related to 'Fusty'
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