Definition of 'rusty'
Example sentences containing 'rusty'
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For climbing structures, seek out rusty metal poles or sleek stainless steel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That van was a rusty old thing but the fridge was something of wonder. The Sun (2012)Rusty metal staircases are patrolled by prison wardens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So he too is reliant on rusty stage skills. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were a bit rusty in the first half. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first race is always going to be a bit rusty. The Sun (2012)Naturally he was a bit rusty and short of match practice. The Sun (2008)Zoo chiefs threw in the rusty old banger to highlight the menace of pollution to animals in the wild. The Sun (2009)Rusty old tin sheets are nailed on to the roof or the sides of buildings to give them a slapdash appearance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We went into the game with just one friendly behind us so it was understandable that we were a bit rusty. The Sun (2006)It has grey upper parts and barring below; some females are rusty brown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was also in good humour, mocking his rusty memory about old lyrics and song arrangements. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You're better not to stop it because you get a bit rusty. The Sun (2016)If he takes too much time off, then he could lose out through being a little rusty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cell was lit by a weak bulb above the door, imprisoned in its own rusty metal cage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I think we all showed some good signs but were a little rusty and struggled with our lengths. The Sun (2013)Why does metal get rusty? The Sun (2014)I might have been a little rusty, but practice soon oiled the mechanism back into shape. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I hadn't played for five weeks and was bound to be a little rusty. The Sun (2006)I've only had three knocks here so far and maybe felt a little rusty. The Sun (2014)A new plastic sink and an old, rusty medicine cabinet. Christianity Today (2000)You may be a little rusty, but past experience and teaching skills won't have been lost. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)
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Translations for 'rusty'
British English: rusty /ˈrʌstɪ/ ADJECTIVE
A rusty metal object has a lot of rust on it.
...a rusty old van.
- American English: rusty
- Arabic: صَدِئ
- Brazilian Portuguese: enferrujado
- Chinese: 生锈的
- Croatian: zahrđao
- Czech: zrezivělý
- Danish: rusten
- Dutch: roestig
- European Spanish: oxidado
- Finnish: ruosteinen
- French: rouillé
- German: rostig
- Greek: σκουριασμένος
- Italian: arrugginito
- Japanese: さびた
- Korean: 녹슨
- Norwegian: rusten
- Polish: zardzewiały
- European Portuguese: enferrujado
- Romanian: ruginit
- Russian: ржавый
- Spanish: oxidado
- Swedish: rostig
- Thai: ที่เป็นสนิม
- Turkish: paslı
- Ukrainian: іржавий
- Vietnamese: han rỉ
Definition of rusty from the Collins English Dictionary
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