rusty adjective definition in Language skills topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

rusty

 adjective: Language skills topic
[not usually before noun] (informal) (of a sport, skill, etc.) not as good as it used to be, because you have not been practising My tennis is very rusty these days. I haven't played the piano for ages—I may be a little rusty. My golf’s a bit rusty—I haven’t played for years! skills that grow rusty from disuse

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