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Line breaks: mil|dewy
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪldʒuːi
, ˈmɪldjuːi

Definition of mildewy in English:


Affected by mildew; mouldy: the first room had a mildewy smell to it
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  • Yes, I had noticed some musty, mildewy mould on the silage.
  • There are drive-thru taco stands everywhere, 59 is still under construction, and most the of the buildings have an aroma of mildewy air-conditioning.
  • But during the semester I spent living in a mildewy, shag-carpeted Burnaby apartment, the Shamrock was as much my home as anywhere else in town.
mouldy, mildewed, blighted, smutty, smutted, musty, fetid, fusty, rotting, rotten, decaying, putrid, putrescent, stale, damp

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