Definition of mustiness in US English:



  • See musty

    • ‘They will not only impart a nice fragrance but will also help to eliminate mustiness and staleness.’
    • ‘I yielded, resting my weight against him, smelling the soap on his skin and the faint mustiness of the clothes.’
    • ‘At low levels, it creates a faint mustiness that leaves less-than-confident drinkers believing they just don't appreciate the nuances of wine.’
    • ‘The displays in these memorials give an impression of mustiness and hostility to innovation.’
    • ‘The blackened walls from a fire that happened some four years ago reeked of cigarette smoke and mustiness.’