WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
rust•y1 /ˈrʌsti/USA pronunciation adj., -i•er, -i•est.
  1. covered with rust.
  2. of or tending toward the color rust.
  3. having lost agility;
    out of practice:Because he hadn't played baseball in the last few years, he was rusty.
rust•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

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rusty /ˈrʌstɪ/ adj (rustier, rustiest)
  1. covered with, affected by, or consisting of rust: a rusty machine, a rusty deposit
  2. 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. (of plants) affected by the rust fungus

ˈrustily adv ˈrustiness n

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