Definition of mothy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒθi/

adjective (mothier, mothiest)

Infested with or damaged by moths: tattered mothy curtains
More example sentences
  • Well endowed bovines are paraded in the ring in a simulacrum of a Mr Universe competition; absurd judges in bowler hats and mothy suits dribble over muscle and leather like old queens in a biker bar.
  • ‘I came to see the mail, and the latest news,’ Clarissa said, helping her to her mothy armchair.
  • We collected around a table surrounded with mothy Confederate flags.

Words that rhyme with mothy

bothy, frothy, wrathy
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