rusty - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈrʌsti/
adjectiverusty
comparativerustier
superlativerustiest
  1. 2
    a skill that is rusty has not been used recently

    I warn you, my piano playing’s pretty rusty.

    1. a.
      someone who is rusty has not used their skills recently

      I’ll try to sing for you, but I’m very rusty.

derived word

rustiness

noun [uncountable]