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Definition 1: of the brown color of rust - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for rusty in the sense of this definition

(rusty is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

Definition 2: ancient - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rusty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hoary jokes

Synonyms for rusty in the sense of this definition

(rusty is similar to ...) of long duration; not new

"old tradition" "old house" "old wine" "old country" "old friendships" "old money"

Definition 3: covered with or consisting of rust - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rusty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rusty machine
  • rusty deposits

(rusty is similar to ...) having accumulated rust

"rusted hinges"

Definition 4: impaired in skill by neglect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for rusty in the sense of this definition

(rusty is similar to ...) 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"

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