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 (mô′thē, mŏth′ē)
adj. moth·i·er, moth·i·est
1. Infested by moths.
2. Moth-eaten.
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adj, mothier or mothiest
1. ragged; moth-eaten
2. containing moths; full of moths
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(ˈmɔ θi, ˈmɒθ i)

adj. moth•i•er, moth•i•est.
1. containing moths.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mothy - worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths; "moth-eaten blankets"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
2.mothy - infested with moths
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
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