fusty

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Related to fustiness: stirred up, undeterred, overhyped, hunkered down
  • adj

Synonyms for fusty

Synonyms for fusty

Synonyms for fusty

stale and unclean smelling

old-fashioned and out of date

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It's all very English clubby, without the fustiness and retired colonels (although there may have been some American ones).
Timing being a crucial factor in success, Davies was neatly placed just as the fustiness blew out of Fleet Street and a new order began.
John Osborne's `kitchen sink' drama was the bomb that blew away fustiness in the theatre in the 1950s and you can't take that from him.
No, the real downside to the appellation "formalist," more damning than the taint of fustiness, is the way it precludes poems from being anything other than formal.
He rescues Cook from the fustiness of textbook history and gives the reader a good taste of the maritime and political problems that a captain faced in the age of sail.
They've certainly taken the tedium out of tapestry, the fustiness out of flower arranging and, I'm sure, Miss March will be raising much more than dough with her baking pictures.
Hanging by a financial shoestring, it put a rocket under Shakespeare, blowing away fustiness and delivering productions of power and verve.
Coming from the house of Mojo -the monthly magazine which caters for exhippies of the Saga generation -you can assume that the project will be tackled with taste, style and a modicum of fustiness.
And one is that our nation needs to shape a new monarchy, stripped of its fustiness, that commands respect rather than fawning and awe.
Then they were young, dynamic and desperate to blow away fustiness and rules.