English version

mouldy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
mouldymould‧y British English, moldy American English /ˈməʊldi $ ˈmoʊl-/ adjective  DFDECAYcovered with mould mouldy cheesego mouldy British English (=become mouldy) The bread’s gone mouldy.
Examples from the Corpus
mouldyThis pizza's so old it's gone mouldy!Wait a little longer and the brown turns to black; this means the flesh has become bruised or mouldy.A few mouldy bones break the surface of the water here and there.We looked at some mouldy bread and started to wonder how the mould first got there.There were dozens of empty tins too, soup and baked beans, all mixed together with dozens of mouldy bread wrappers.The paint surface grew a little cracked and mouldy, but nothing else seemed to be happening.All there was in the fridge was a piece of mouldy cheese and some tomatoes.Half stale buns and mouldy meat.Green grass sprouted from the mouldy, neglected thatched roofs.The pocket's all stained and that's mouldy too.go mouldyThrow that bread away. It's gone mouldy.Any nuts they leave in their feed box eventually go mouldy.Remember too, that a nut going mouldy in air has room for the mould to show as fibres or a crust.Why don't the buried nuts go mouldy or rot?If left, these tend to go mouldy, so tip them out each day.If you don't keep cheese in the fridge, it goes mouldy very quickly.
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