How to use Musty in a sentence
The stones were dark, the air musty, the ceiling low.
It smelled of musty parchment pages that were cut in different sizes and poorly bound.
A strong growth of the fungus gives the appearance of mildew on the wood, and produces an unpleasant musty smell.
The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.
She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.Advertisement
The room had a musty closed-up smell and looked like a thousand other motel rooms in a thousand other cities.
Cochineal has a musty and bitterish taste.
In addition, excess humidity can cause a room to smell musty.
Don't feed hay which is dusty, or smells musty.
Moisture is the cause of that musty basement smell you want to get rid of.Advertisement
Otherwise you could end up with a beautiful refinished room that smells musty and has a damp carpet.Speaking of carpet, if you do have moisture in the subfloor, carpet may not be the best flooring choice.
Let out all the musty air from winter and fill your home with the scent of spring.
The fresh air was welcome after the musty scents of prison.
It all smells just a little bit too musty for my liking.
The wigs and clothing were seldom if ever washed and became particularly musty after a while.Advertisement
The musty smell of moss and pregnant decay would not greet him.
Maturation takes place on rye straw in dark, humid cellers which produces a distinctive musty smell.
I will never forget the musty smell of the place, especially in the back rooms where we kept hundreds of ancient reference tomes.
We meet at meals three times a day, and give each other a new taste of that old musty cheese that we are.
It was a different shop altogether, brighter, full of remaindered books rather than the musty old piles of second-hand stock I remembered.Advertisement
Everything from the musty, almost moldy aroma to the slightly chalky texture always convinced me to keep my distance from them.
This fact makes it ideal for growing mold and mildew, which encourages that musty basement odor.
Pet odor and musty smells that come from damp days or an old basement can be covered up by burning a candle.
This is a great way to freshen up a musty car or bring your favorite scent with you when you are traveling.
Make sure clothing is kept in dry cool storage rather than moist environments to reduce the risk of mold growth and musty odors.Advertisement
Plain old household baking soda can be used to get mold out of the carpet or remove musty smells from carpets.
Not only will it prevent mold, it will keep that musty smell from occurring too.
He breathed deeply, not realizing how musty the underground world was until he breathed fresh air.
The heavy, musty scent of earth was contained within a four-by-four-foot cell, not even large enough for him to lie down.
Inside we found a slightly musty pub with walls covered with beer mats.Advertisement
Moisture causes mold, and if you live in a colder climate, you may find your bedroom smelling a little musty.
It smelled rather musty and, in places, the whitewash was peeling off the plastered walls.
The straw should smell sweet, not musty or stale.
Quite concentrated, jelly like fruit, lots of tannins seemed a touch musty.
How long shall we sit in our porticoes practising idle and musty virtues, which any work would make impertinent?Advertisement