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
By the 1930s and ‘40’s, cottage courts (also known as tourist courts) emerged as a classier alternative to dingy cabin camps.
Both start out as a brown dingy moths that fly in to lay eggs among the plantings.
Add the dingy clothes to the solution and submerge them so that the fibers are fully penetrated with the oxygen bleach.
Christopher Muma’s single set, a dingy room that could be a docklands warehouse, has to serve as a barber’s parlor, a pie shop, an insane asylum and other Victorian London locales.
Andrew, clad in loose white garb, opens the door on a dim foyer littered with a broken bucket and other garbage and ushers us up a dingy, rickety staircase.
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.
What if, instead of a dingy, concrete parking lot, a lush grass tailgate park fed the Gate C entrance to the stadium?
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Origin and Etymology of dingy
First Known Use: 1691See Words from the same year
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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