not so dusty

not so dusty

Fairly or passably good; acceptable or adequate. Primarily heard in UK. We had a cricket team of our own when I was a young lad; we weren't so dusty, either.
See also: dusty, not

not so dusty

(of a person's health or situation) fairly good. British informal, dated
See also: dusty, not
References in classic literature ?
The Shaggy Man had a room of his own in the royal palace, so there he went to change his shaggy suit of clothes for another just as shaggy but not so dusty from travel.
Howell's putting was light years superior to Pod's at The Wynyard and although Harrington is a past Dunhill champion, Howell's record in the event is not so dusty either and I shall be a heap poorer if he fails to concede two in Cantor's 72-hole match-up.
Foley Millennium, Not So Dusty, Blythe Spirit and Salon Prive have made each other's acquaintance Foley Millennium won by a length,Blythe Spirit needs6f to show his best.
He picked up a three-day ban (May 15-17) for using his whip with excessive frequency on Not So Dusty, winner of the Shotton Paper Race To Recycle Handicap.
He picked up a three-day ban (May 15 to 17) for using his whip with excessive frequency on Not So Dusty, winner of the Shotton Paper Race To Recycle Handicap.
Class members at the Percival Guildhouse will launch their book, Not So Dusty, during this weekend's Family Arts Weekend at the St Matthew's Street venue.
Not So Dusty has had a break since Chester, his first run on turf, and he should improve.
Also in hot water was Seb Sanders, the rider receiving a three-day suspension (May 15 to 17) for using his whip with excessive frequency after bringing Not So Dusty to pinch the five-furlong handicap.
I won a juvenile race at Bath with her dam and I have her two-year-old brother Not So Dusty as well as her four-year-old half-sister Sal's Gal.
He also has good course form to his name after finishing eighth on his Slaley Hall bow last year - and his current form is not so dusty either, having placed tenth at Forest of Arden and 15th at Wentworth.