rustily
adverb see rusty I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rustily — Rust i*ly, adv. In a rusty state. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rustily — rusty ► ADJECTIVE (rustier, rustiest) 1) affected by rust. 2) rust coloured. 3) (of knowledge or a skill) impaired by lack of recent practice. DERIVATIVES rustily adverb rustiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • rustily — ˈrəstə̇lē adverb : in a rusty manner his cart is rickety, the wheels creak rustily R.P.Casey …   Useful english dictionary

  • rustily — See rusty. * * * …   Universalium

  • rustily — rust·i·ly …   English syllables

  • rusty — I. adjective (rustier; est) Date: before 12th century 1. affected by or as if by rust; especially stiff with or as if with rust 2. inept and slow through lack of practice or old age 3. a. of the color rust b. dulled in color or appearance by age… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rustiness — See rustily. * * * …   Universalium

  • rusty — rusty1 rustily, adv. rustiness, n. /rus tee/, adj., rustier, rustiest. 1. covered with or affected by rust. 2. consisting of or produced by rust. 3. of or tending toward the color rust; rust colored. 4 …   Universalium

  • rusty — adjective (rustier, rustiest) 1》 affected by rust.     ↘rust coloured.     ↘(of black clothes) discoloured by age. 2》 (of knowledge or a skill) impaired by lack of recent practice. Derivatives rustily adverb rustiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • rusty — /ˈrʌsti / (say rustee) adjective (rustier, rustiest) 1. covered or affected with rust. 2. consisting of or produced by rust. 3. of the colour of rust; rust coloured; tending towards rust. 4. faded or shabby; impaired by time or wear, as clothes,… …   Australian English dictionary

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