Meaning of musty

mus•ty

Pronunciation: (mus'tē), [key]
— -ti•er, -ti•est.
  1. having an odor or flavor suggestive of mold, as old buildings, long-closed rooms, or stale food.
  2. obsolete; outdated; antiquated: musty laws.
  3. dull; apathetic.

mus•ty

Pronunciation: (mus'tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. (formerly) a kind of snuff having a musty flavor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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