Mouldy

  • 1mouldy — see MOLDY (Cf. moldy) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2mouldy — (US moldy) ► ADJECTIVE (mouldier, mouldiest) 1) covered with or smelling of mould. 2) informal boring or worthless. DERIVATIVES mouldiness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3mouldy — mould|y BrE moldy AmE [ˈməuldi US ˈmoul ] adj covered with ↑mould ▪ mouldy cheese go mouldy BrE (=become mouldy) ▪ The bread s gone mouldy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4mouldy — BrE, moldy AmE adjective mouldier, moulidest covered with mould 1 (1): mouldy cheese | go mouldy BrE (=become mouldy): The bread s gone mouldy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5mouldy — [[t]mo͟ʊldi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is mouldy is covered with mould. ...mouldy bread... Oranges can be kept for a long time without going mouldy. (in AM, use moldy) …

    English dictionary

  • 6mouldy — UK [ˈməʊldɪ] / US [ˈmoʊldɪ] adjective Word forms mouldy : adjective mouldy comparative mouldier superlative mouldiest covered with mould mouldy bread …

    English dictionary

  • 7Mouldy —    Of the Gibeonites it is said that all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy (Josh. 9:5, 12). The Hebrew word here rendered mouldy (nikuddim) is rendered cracknels in 1 Kings 14:3, and denotes a kind of crisp cake. The meaning is that …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 8Mouldy — Moldy Mold y, Mouldy Mould y, a. [Compar. {Moldier}or {Mouldier}; superl. {Moldiest} or {Mouldiest}.] [From {Mold} the growth of fungi.] Overgrown with, or containing, mold; smelling of mold; as, moldy cheese or bread. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9Mouldy — Mould Mould (m[=o]lt), Moulder Mould er (m[=o]ld [ e]r), Mouldy Mould y (m[=o]ld [y^]), etc. See {Mold}, {Molder}, {Moldy}, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10mouldy — adj. Mouldy is used with these nouns: ↑bread …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11mouldy — [ˈməʊldi] adj covered with mould mouldy bread[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 12mouldy — /mohl dee/, n., pl. mouldies. Brit. Mil. Slang. a torpedo. [1915 20; prob. identical with Scot and north dial. moudie a mole] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13mouldy — adjective a) Covered with mould. b) Neglected. Syn: rotten, disused, neglected See Also: mould …

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  • 14mouldy — Synonyms and related words: Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae, Platonic form, Platonic idea, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, acres, adapt, adapt to, adenovirus, adjust, adjust to, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, aesthetic form, aged, agree with, algae …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15mouldy — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n lousy/rotten II Irish Slang drunk/ rotten …

    English dialects glossary

  • 16mouldy — mould|y [ mouldi ] the British spelling of moldy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17mouldy — mould·y || məʊldɪ adj. mildewy, overgrown with mold, musty with age or decay (also moldy) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18mouldy — (US moldy) adjective (mouldier, mouldiest; US moldier, moldiest) 1》 covered with mould. 2》 informal outmoded; antiquated.     ↘chiefly Brit. dull or depressing. Derivatives mouldiness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19mouldy — a. Musty, mildewed, fusty, decaying …

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  • 20mouldy — /ˈmoʊldi/ (say mohldee) adjective (mouldier, mouldiest) 1. overgrown or covered with mould. 2. musty, as from decay or age. Also, moldy. {mould2 + y1} –mouldiness, noun …

    Australian-English dictionary