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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To affect with or as if with a superficial usually whitish growth produced on various forms of organic matter and on living plants by fungi.

Usage examples (33)
  • I was in ochre, mildewed by frequent bad laundering.
  • I asked the wretched old hag in the mildewed lawn chair.
  • The paper on the walls was mildewed and hanging in strips.
  • She brushed her fingers across the ledger's mildewed cover. for more
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