rusty

  • 1Rusty — may refer to:*Something which is covered with rust *Rusty, a nickname for men who have red hair or are named RussellMusic*Rusty (band), a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s * Rusty (Rodan album), a 1994 indie rock album by Rodan * Rusty… …

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  • 2Rusty — Rust y, a. [AS. rustig.] [Compar. {Rustier}; superl. {Rustiest.}] 1. Covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat. [1913 Webster] 2. Impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect. [1913 Webster] [Hector,] in this dull and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3rusty — [rus′tē] adj. rustier, rustiest [ME < OE rustig] 1. coated with rust, as a metal, or affected with the disease of rust, as a plant 2. consisting of or caused by rust 3. not working freely, easily, or quietly because of, or as if because of,… …

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  • 4rusty — [adj1] corroded decayed, oxidized, rust covered, rusted; concept 485 rusty [adj2] out of practice; inexperienced deficient, impaired, neglected, not what it was*, sluggish, soft, stale, unpracticed, unqualified, weak; concept 527 Ant. experienced …

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  • 5rusty — index old Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6Rusty — m, f English: nickname for someone with reddish brown hair, from modern English rust (Old English rust) …

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  • 7rusty — (adj.) O.E. rustig, from rust (see RUST (Cf. rust)). Cognate with Fris. roastich, M.Du. roestich, O.H.G. rostag, Ger. rostig. In the 16th and 17th centuries frequently used as a term of general disparagement [OED]. Of skills, accomplishments, etc …

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  • 8rusty — ► 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 …

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  • 9Rusty Ps — Infobox musical artist Name = Rusty Ps Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Rusty Pelicans Origin = Milwaukee, WI Genre = Hip hop/rap Years active = 1995 ndash;present Label = Rusty Ps Records 4th Density Music… …

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  • 10rusty — [[t]rʌ̱sti[/t]] rustier, rustiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A rusty metal object such as a car or a machine is covered with rust, which is a brown substance that forms on iron or steel when it comes into contact with water. We spent years… …

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  • 11rusty */ — UK [ˈrʌstɪ] / US adjective Word forms rusty : adjective rusty comparative rustier superlative rustiest 1) a rusty metal object is covered in rust a rusty old car 2) a) a skill that is rusty has not been used recently I warn you, my piano playing… …

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  • 12Rusty — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rusty est un mot anglais signifiant rouillé ou couvert de rouille. Rusty est également un surnom communément donné aux personnes ayant les cheveux roux ou …

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  • 13rusty — rust|y [ rʌsti ] adjective * 1. ) a rusty metal object is covered in RUST: a rusty old car 2. ) a skill that is rusty has not been used recently: I warn you, my piano playing s pretty rusty. a ) someone who is rusty has not used their skills… …

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  • 14rusty — rust|y [ˈrʌsti] adj 1.) metal that is rusty is covered in ↑rust ▪ a rusty nail ▪ a new metal that will never go rusty 2.) if you are rusty, you are not as good at something as you used to be, because you have not practised it for a long time ▪ My …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15rusty — adjective 1 metal that is rusty is covered in rust 1 (1): a rusty nail 2 if someone s skill in a particular activity or subject is rusty, it is not as good as it used to be, because they have not practised it for a long time: My French is very… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16rusty — 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 …

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  • 17rusty — adjective 1) rusty wire Syn: rusted, rust covered, corroded, oxidized; tarnished, discolored 2) rusty hair Syn: reddish brown, rust colored, chestnut, auburn, tawny, russet …

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  • 18rusty — 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… …

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  • 19rusty — adj. Rusty is used with these nouns: ↑brown, ↑chain, ↑iron, ↑knife, ↑metal, ↑nail, ↑tool, ↑wire …

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  • 20rusty — [ˈrʌsti] adj 1) covered in RUST 2) a skill that is rusty has not been used recently …

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