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dingy

adjective din·gy \ˈdin-jē\

: dark and dirty : not fresh or clean

din·gi·erdin·gi·est

Full Definition of DINGY

1
:  dirty, unclean
2
din·gi·ly \-jə-lē\ adverb
din·gi·ness \-jē-nəs\ noun
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Examples of DINGY

  1. He's been staying in a dingy motel.
  2. <the bed sheets were pretty dingy so we threw them in the laundry pile>

Origin of DINGY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1691

Rhymes with DINGY

DINGIEST Defined for Kids

dingy

adjective din·gy \ˈdin-jē\
din·gi·erdin·gi·est

Definition of DINGY for Kids

:  rather dark and dirty <a dingy room>

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