Definition of dinge
: the condition of being dingy
Examples of dinge in a Sentence
a photograph that captures the dinge, the dreariness, and the despair of an addict's apartment
Recent Examples of dinge from the Web
Dinges said the two crewmembers whose sleep remained steady -- even in the absence of conventional daylight -- were those who kept to a strict schedule and found other ways to control their biological clocks.
Dinges, now a professor at Columbia University, said in a telephone interview.
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Origin and Etymology of dinge
back-formation from dingy
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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