adjective (dustier; -est) Date: 13th century 1. covered or abounding with dust 2. consisting of dust ; powdery 3. resembling dust 4. lacking vitality ; dry <
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5. British unsatisfactory — used especially in the phrases dusty answer and not so dustydustily adverbdustiness noun

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