What is another word for mouldy?

Pronunciation: [mˈə͡ʊldi] (IPA)

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What are the hypernyms for Mouldy?

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What are the opposite words for mouldy?

Mouldy refers to something that is covered with fungus or has become spoiled due to age or decay. Its antonyms, on the other hand, represent anything that is fresh, clean or new. Fresh is the opposite of mouldy and describes something that is recently harvested, made or acquired. Clean refers to an object or surface that is devoid of dirt, grime or dust. New is a term used to describe things that are freshly made or just arrived on the market. Antonyms of mouldy also include pristine, which refers to something in its original, perfect condition and hygienic which means it is free of germs or harmful bacteria.

What are the antonyms for Mouldy?

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Usage examples for Mouldy

The stuff had the appearance of mouldy yellow soap, and having no sparkle nor variety did not affect me as the jewellery had, though in value this chest came near to being worth as much as all the others put together.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
There will be no mouldy penny in his house."
"Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
William Elliot Griffis
So the name "Schimmelpennig," or "mouldy penny," became honorable, because such people were wise and often kind and good.
"Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
William Elliot Griffis

Famous quotes with Mouldy

  • If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
    Muhammad Ali
  • Than a successive title long and dark, Drawn from the mouldy rolls of Noah's ark.
    John Dryden
  • Old men must die, or the world would grow mouldy, would only breed the past again.
  • The race of prophets is extinct. Europe is becoming set in its ways, slowly embalming itself beneath the wrappings of its borders, its factories, its law-courts and its universities. The frozen Mind cracks between the mineral staves which close upon it. The fault lies with your mouldy systems, your logic of 2 + 2 = 4. The fault lies with you, Chancellors, caught in the net of syllogisms. You manufacture engineers, magistrates, doctors, who know nothing of the true mysteries of the body or the cosmic laws of existence. False scholars blind outside this world, philosophers who pretend to reconstruct the mind. The least act of spontaneous creation is a more complex and revealing world than any metaphysics.
    Antonin Artaud

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