adj , dustier, dustiest
1 covered with or involving dust
2 like dust in appearance or colour
3 (of a colour) tinged with grey; pale
a dusty answer an unhelpful or bad-tempered reply
not so dusty Informal not too bad; fairly well: often in response to the greeting how are you?
1 (Also called)
snow-in-summer a caryophyllaceous plant, Cerastium tomentosum, of SE Europe and Asia, having white flowers and downy stems and leaves: cultivated as a rock plant
2 a plant, Artemisia stelleriana, of NE Asia and E North America, having small yellow flower heads and downy stems and leaves: family Compositae (composites)
3 any of various other downy plants, such as the rose campion
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 dirty, grubby, sooty, unclean, undusted, unswept
2 chalky, crumbly, friable, granular, powdery, sandy
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