Simple Definition of dingy
: dark and dirty : not fresh or clean
Examples of dingy in a sentence
He's been staying in a dingy motel.
<the bed sheets were pretty dingy so we threw them in the laundry pile>
Origin of dingy
First Known Use: 1691
DINGY Defined for Kids
Definition of dingy for Students
: rather dark and dirty <a dingy room>
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