One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the room smelled musty’
mouldy, stale, fusty, damp, dank, mildewed, mildewy, decayed, smelly, stuffy, airless, unventilated
North American informal funky
2‘when I read it again, the play seemed musty’
unoriginal, uninspired, unimaginative, hackneyed, derivative, stale, flat, tired, banal, trite, clichéd, dry as dust, old-fashioned, antiquated, antediluvian, out of date, outdated, hoary, moth-eaten, worn out, threadbare, out of fashion, behind the times, obsolete
passé, vieux jeu
informal old hat, hacky
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