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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rusty /ˈrʌsti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rust·y a.  [Compar. Rustier superl. Rustiest.]
 1. Covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat.
 2. Impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect.
 [Hector,] in this dull and long-continued truce,
 Is rusty grown.   --Shak.
 3. Discolored and rancid; reasty; as, rusty bacon.
 4. Surly; morose; crusty; sullen. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Rusty words.”
 5. Rust-colored; dark. Rusty blood.”
 6. Discolored; stained; not cleanly kept; filthy.
    The rusty little schooners that bring firewood from the British provinces.   --Hawthorne.
 7. Bot. Resembling, or covered with a substance resembling, rust; affected with rust; rubiginous.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: covered with or consisting of rust; "a rusty machine";
             "rusty deposits"
      2: of the color of rust [syn: rust]
      3: impaired in skill by neglect [syn: out of practice(p)]
      4: ancient; "hoary jokes" [syn: hoary]
      [also: rustiest, rustier]