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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
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