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Definition of "mouldy" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of moldy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mouldy" in a sentence
  • "After you read a few of these books, you quickly get the impression that these guys live in mouldy basements with the same curling Star Wars posters on the wall, and tatty underwear in their drawers, and underused toothbrushes drying out by their sinks."
  • "Not being so well baked as our biscuits, it becomes hard and mouldy from the moisture left in the dough."
  • "The purchaser of cotton-seed cake should be certain that it is not old and mouldy, which is frequently the case."