noun \ˈdinj\

Definition of DINGE

:  the condition of being dingy

Examples of DINGE

  1. <a photograph that captures the dinge, the dreariness, and the despair of an addict's apartment>

Origin of DINGE

back-formation from dingy
First Known Use: 1846


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