moldy

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "mouldy."
moldy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (covered with mold)
a. mohoso
Alice's refrigerator was full of moldy food.La nevera de Alice estaba llena de comida mohosa.
b. enmohecido
There was nothing to eat except a couple of moldy potatoes.Lo único que había para comer era un par de papas enmohecidas.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't put your clothes in that closet because it's damp and they'll go moldy.No pongas la ropa en ese armario porque tiene humedad y se va a enmohecer.
The bread was over a week old and it had gone moldy.El pan tenía más de una semana y había criado moho.
2. (musty)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
We had to dry our laundry inside and it always smelled moldy.Teníamos que secar la ropa dentro y siempre olía a humedad.
When we walked in, the whole house smelled moldy.Cuando entramos, la casa entera olía como a moho.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(worthless) (United Kingdom)
a. cochino
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He insisted that I give back the CDs and the mouldy T-shirt he had given me.Insistía en que tenía que devolverle los CD y la cochina camiseta que me había dado.
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moldy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. mohoso(a)
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