adjective \ˈdin-jē\

: dark and dirty : not fresh or clean


Full Definition of DINGY

:  dirty, unclean
din·gi·ly \-jə-lē\ adverb
din·gi·ness \-jē-nəs\ noun

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


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