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
Recent Examples of dingy from the Web
Dirty, Dingy Hospital’ Quality has been suffering at the flagship Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, which has about 400 beds.
Lighting designer Steve Welsh gets the dingy backstage look, Casey and Jo’s bare-bones apartment and the flashy showcase drag numbers just right, and sound/music designer Matt Corey supplies all those divalicious tunes.
Ambiance: Pictures of assorted diners line the walls (kind of a diner hall of fame), hung atop what looks like dingy Civil War-era wallpaper that somehow feels like fitting decor.
What if, instead of a dingy, concrete parking lot, a lush grass tailgate park fed the Gate C entrance to the stadium?
Cornell seemed optimistic, even putting a positive spin on how Seattle has gentrified in the years since his band was playing to audiences of 40 people at some dingy club.
In the ’90s, most of the city had a dingy, low-rent feel.
Its dingy silver teeth were glinting in the moonlight.
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Origin and Etymology of dingy
First Known Use: 1691
DINGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dingy for English Language Learners
: dark and dirty : not fresh or clean
DINGY Defined for Kids
Definition of dingy for Students
: rather dark and dirty a dingy room
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