moldy

[mohl-dee]
adjective, moldier, moldiest.
1.
overgrown or covered with mold.
2.
musty, as from decay or age.
3.
Informal. old-fashioned; outmoded: moldy ideas about higher education.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see mold2, -y1

moldiness, noun
unmoldy, adjective
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moldy (ˈməʊldɪ)
 
adj , moldier, moldiest
the US spelling of mouldy
 
'moldiness
 
n

mouldy or moldy (ˈməʊldɪ)
 
adj , (US) mouldier, mouldiest, moldier, moldiest
1.  covered with mould
2.  stale or musty, esp from age or lack of use
3.  slang boring; dull
 
moldy or moldy
 
adj
 
'mouldiness or moldy
 
n
 
'moldiness or moldy
 
n

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moldy
late 14c., from mold (2) + -y (2).
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Example sentences
Moldy or musty odors are an indicator that there may be hidden mold growth.
It's the same dynamic that fills the office refrigerator with old yogurt
  containers and moldy lunches.
Staff members say the rainy season, with its mosquito swarms and moldy clothes,
  attracts the toughest volunteers.
Moldy soft cheese can also have bacteria growing along with the mold.
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