Meaning of mildewy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɪldjuːi/

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  • Affected by mildew; mouldy.

    ‘the first room had a mildewy smell to it’
    • ‘Yes, I had noticed some musty, mildewy mould on the silage.’
    • ‘There are drive-thru taco stands everywhere, 59 is still under construction, and most the of the buildings have an aroma of mildewy air-conditioning.’
    • ‘But during the semester I spent living in a mildewy, shag-carpeted Burnaby apartment, the Shamrock was as much my home as anywhere else in town.’
    • ‘It is rather cramped and boring and sometimes a little mildewy.’
    • ‘Nothing will depress you faster than a dim, mildewy closet to go back home to after an exhausting day of teaching.’
    mouldy, mildewed, blighted, smutty, smutted, musty, fetid, fusty, rotting, rotten, decaying, putrid, putrescent, stale, damp
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