mouldy


mouldy
adj. (US moldy) (-ier, -iest)
1 covered with mould.
2 stale; out of date.
3 colloq. (as a general term of disparagement) dull, miserable, boring.
Derivatives:
mouldiness n.

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  • mouldy — see MOLDY (Cf. moldy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mouldy — (US moldy) ► ADJECTIVE (mouldier, mouldiest) 1) covered with or smelling of mould. 2) informal boring or worthless. DERIVATIVES mouldiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • mouldy — mould|y BrE moldy AmE [ˈməuldi US ˈmoul ] adj covered with ↑mould ▪ mouldy cheese go mouldy BrE (=become mouldy) ▪ The bread s gone mouldy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mouldy — BrE, moldy AmE adjective mouldier, moulidest covered with mould 1 (1): mouldy cheese | go mouldy BrE (=become mouldy): The bread s gone mouldy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mouldy — [[t]mo͟ʊldi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is mouldy is covered with mould. ...mouldy bread... Oranges can be kept for a long time without going mouldy. (in AM, use moldy) …   English dictionary

  • mouldy — UK [ˈməʊldɪ] / US [ˈmoʊldɪ] adjective Word forms mouldy : adjective mouldy comparative mouldier superlative mouldiest covered with mould mouldy bread …   English dictionary

  • Mouldy —    Of the Gibeonites it is said that all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy (Josh. 9:5, 12). The Hebrew word here rendered mouldy (nikuddim) is rendered cracknels in 1 Kings 14:3, and denotes a kind of crisp cake. The meaning is that …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Mouldy — Moldy Mold y, Mouldy Mould y, a. [Compar. {Moldier}or {Mouldier}; superl. {Moldiest} or {Mouldiest}.] [From {Mold} the growth of fungi.] Overgrown with, or containing, mold; smelling of mold; as, moldy cheese or bread. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mouldy — Mould Mould (m[=o]lt), Moulder Mould er (m[=o]ld [ e]r), Mouldy Mould y (m[=o]ld [y^]), etc. See {Mold}, {Molder}, {Moldy}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mouldy — adj. Mouldy is used with these nouns: ↑bread …   Collocations dictionary

  • mouldy — [ˈməʊldi] adj covered with mould mouldy bread[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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