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dingy meaning and definition

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DINGY adjective

Definition of dingy (adjective)

  1. thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
  2. (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    • "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied grey of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"
    • synonyms: dirty, muddied, muddy
  3. causing dejection
    • "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
    • synonyms: blue, dark, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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