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rust·y

 (rŭs′tē)
adj. rust·i·er, rust·i·est
1. Covered with rust; corroded.
2. Consisting of or produced by rust.
3. Of a yellowish-red or brownish-red color.
4. Working or operating stiffly or incorrectly because of or as if because of rust.
5. Weakened or impaired by neglect, disuse, or lack of practice.

rust′i·ly adv.
rust′i·ness n.

rusty

(ˈrʌstɪ)
adj, rustier or rustiest
1. (Chemistry) covered with, affected by, or consisting of rust: a rusty machine; a rusty deposit.
2. (Colours) of the colour rust
3. discoloured by age: a rusty coat.
4. (of the voice) tending to croak
5. old-fashioned in appearance; seemingly antiquated: a rusty old gentleman.
6. out of practice; impaired in skill or knowledge by inaction or neglect
7. (Plant Pathology) (of plants) affected by the rust fungus
ˈrustily adv
ˈrustiness n

rust•y

(ˈrʌs ti)

adj. rust•i•er, rust•i•est.
1. covered with or affected by rust.
2. consisting of or produced by rust.
3. of or tending toward the color rust.
4. impaired through disuse or neglect.
5. having lost agility or alertness; out of practice.
rust′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rusty - covered with or consisting of rust; "a rusty machine"; "rusty deposits"
rusted - having accumulated rust; "rusted hinges"
2.rusty - of the brown color of rust
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
3.rusty - impaired in skill by neglect
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
4.rusty - ancient; "hoary jokes"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

rusty

adjective
1. corroded, rusted, oxidized, rust-covered travelling around in a rusty old van
2. out of practice, weak, impaired, sluggish, stale, deficient, not what it was, unpractised Your French is a bit rusty.
4. croaking, cracked, creaking, hoarse, croaky his mild, rusty voice
Translations
صَدِئصَدِئ، لَيس جيّدا كَما كانصَدِئ، مُغَطّى بالصَّدأ
zrezivělýzanedbaný
rusten
ruosteinen
zahrđao
berozsdásodottrozsdásrozsdabarna
ryîgaîur
さびた
녹슨
hrdzavýzhrdzavený
zarjavel
rostig
ที่เป็นสนิม
paslıeskisi kadar iyi olmamahamlamışkörelmiş
han rỉ

rusty

[ˈrʌstɪ] ADJ (rustier (compar) (rustiest (superl)))
1.oxidado, herrumbrado, herrumbroso; [colour] → de orín
2. (fig) my Greek is pretty rustyme falta práctica en griego, tengo el griego muy olvidado

rusty

[ˈrʌsti] adj
(= covered in rust) → rouillé(e)
a rusty bike → un vélo rouillé
(= out of practice) [person] → rouillé(e)
I'm a bit rusty → Je suis un peu rouillé.
My French is very rusty → Mon français est très rouillé.
(in colour)rouille inv

rusty

adj (+er) (lit)rostig; (fig) mind, maths, languageeingerostet; talentverkümmert; I’m a bit rustyich bin etwas aus der Übung; to get rusty (lit)verrosten; (fig, person) → aus der Übung kommen; rusty brownrostbraun

rusty

[ˈrʌstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → rugginoso/a, arrugginito/a
my Greek is pretty rusty (fig) → il mio greco è molto arrugginito

rust

(rast) noun
the reddish-brown substance which forms on iron and steel, caused by air and moisture. The car was covered with rust.
verb
to (cause to) become covered with rust. The rain has rusted the gate; There's a lot of old metal rusting in the garden.
ˈrustproof adjective
that will not (allow) rust. rustproof paint.
ˈrusty adjective
1. covered with rust. a rusty old bicycle.
2. not as good as it was because of lack of practice. My French is rusty.
ˈrustily adverb
ˈrustiness noun

rusty

صَدِئ zrezivělý rusten rostig σκουριασμένος oxidado ruosteinen rouillé zahrđao arrugginito さびた 녹슨 roestig rusten zardzewiały enferrujado ржавый rostig ที่เป็นสนิม paslı han rỉ 生锈的

rusty

a. oxidado-a.

rusty

adj oxidado; — nail clavo oxidado
References in classic literature ?
His clothes were rusty, his hands were large, and he hadn't a really handsome feature in his face, except his beautiful teeth, yet I liked him, for he had a fine head, his linen was very nice, and he looked like a gentleman, though two buttons were off his coat and there was a patch on one shoe.
A rusty tin eaves-trough had slipped from its fastenings at the back of the house and when the wind blew it beat against the roof of a small shed, making a dismal drumming noise that sometimes persisted all through the night.
Beyond the corncribs, at the bottom of the shallow draw, was a muddy little pond, with rusty willow bushes growing about it.
She had absolutely no taste in dress, and wore a batch of rusty black lace with a bunch of artificial violets pinned to the side of her hair.
Duncan heard the grating of the rusty hinges, and darting to the spot, directed by the sound, he met a long line of dark red warriors, passing swiftly toward the glacis.
An old rusty gun-barrel, without a lock, lay in a corner, which the mother put through a small crevice, and the savages, perceiving it, fled.
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
Nor must we forget the captains of the rusty little schooners that bring firewood from the British provinces; a rough-looking set of tarpaulins, without the alertness of the Yankee aspect, but contributing an item of no slight importance to our decaying trade.
The gallant Ichabod now spent at least an extra half hour at his toilet, brushing and furbishing up his best, and indeed only suit of rusty black, and arranging his locks by a bit of broken looking-glass that hung up in the schoolhouse.
Mixed with these were rusty old whaling lances and harpoons all broken and deformed.
One day the planks stream with freshets of blood and oil; on the sacred quarter-deck enormous masses of the whale's head are profanely piled; great rusty casks lie about, as in a brewery yard; the smoke from the try-works has besooted all the bulwarks; the mariners go about suffused with unctuousness; the entire ship seems great leviathan himself; while on all hands the din is deafening.
He left my bit rusty, my saddle damp, and my crupper stiff.