Definition of "rustiness" [rust•i•ness]

  • The state of being rusty. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rustiness" in a sentence
  • "The audience took up the cry, the dogs barked more excitedly, and five minutes of hilarity delayed the turn which, when at last started, was marked by rustiness and erraticness on the part of the dogs and by great peevishness on the part of Wilton Davis."
  • "A calf injury to Southampton's regular goalkeeper, Kelvin Davis, meant Bialkowski was making his first league start in two years and his rustiness was evident throughout, as he never looked secure."
  • "That was a first public glimpse of Villas-Boas's Chelsea but, with rustiness in the ranks, it was possible to glean only the basics."