Definitions For Fust

Etymology 1

in new orleans, louisiana, USA, that was infested by mould#noun, mould after {{w, Hurricane Katrina}} hit the state on 29 August 2005. Mould can give rise to fust (etymology 1, sense 1), or mustiness, in a building.]] Borrowed from Old French fust, , wood; bole, tree trunk (modern {{cog, fr, fût}}), from {{der, en, la, fūstis, , knobbed stick, cudgel, club}}, possibly from {{der, en, ine-pro, *bʰew-, , to hit}} or *gʷʰen-, , to strike; to kill, slay.


(RP, GA) /fʌst/ (audio stream unavailable) {{rhymes, en, ʌst}}


FUST (plural FUSTs) A strong musty smell#noun, smell; mustiness. (architecture) The shaft#noun, shaft (main body) of a column.

Derived terms

fusted, pos=adjective fustily fustiness fusty

Related terms

fuster fustian fustigate fustigation


{{en-verb}} (intransitive, obsolete) To turn mouldy, to decay#verb, decay. (intransitive) Of wine#noun, wine: to acquire an undesirable musty or woody taste#noun, taste from the cask in which it is stored.

Etymology 2

Possibly from {{der, en, pt, fusta, , fust}}, from {{der, en, la, fusta, , beam (of wood)}}, from fūstis, , knobbed stick, cudgel, club; compare {{cog, frm, fuste}}.


FUST (plural FUSTs) (watercraft, historical) A type of small galley.


French: : Middle French: fuste, f Galician: fusta, f Portuguese: fusta, f

Etymology 3


(not comparable) {{nonstandard form of, en, first}}


{{en-adv, -}} {{nonstandard form of, en, first}}



Is Fust a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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