dustily

dusty

[duhs-tee]
adjective, dustier, dustiest.
1.
filled, covered, or clouded with or as with dust.
2.
of the nature of dust; powdery.
3.
of the color of dust; having a grayish cast.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see dust, -y1

dustily, adverb
dustiness, noun
undusty, adjective
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dusty (ˈdʌstɪ)
 
adj , dustier, dustiest
1.  covered with or involving dust
2.  like dust in appearance or colour
3.  (of a colour) tinged with grey; pale: dusty pink
4.  a dusty answer an unhelpful or bad-tempered reply
5.  informal not so dusty not too bad; fairly well: often in response to the greeting how are you?
 
'dustily
 
adv
 
'dustiness
 
n

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dusty
early 13c., from dust + -y (2).
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