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
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During the next two weeks, the middle-aged Locke, then a philosophy professor at Howard University, snatched the young Hughes from dingy Montmartre and took him on an extravagant march through ballet, opera, gardens, and the Louvre.
One of them is a three-story Mediterranean-style home that behind its dingy facade and overgrown landscaping has almost a storybook feel.
What had long been a dingy white wall overgrown with weeds, is now ordained with a splash of yellow, covered with blossoming flowers and a flapping gray bird.
Spawn bags have been the best bet casting to waters that have been a bit dingy in spots.
Because their mother was unable to care for them, Burnett and her younger half-sister Chrissie were raised by her grandmother, Mabel White, in a studio apartment in a dingy rental building called the Hollywood Arms.
Against his better judgment, Omar takes her to his dingy apartment.
Thankfully, the fixes to upgrade that dingy room are simple and sometimes free.
Under that light, my cart looked dingy, my sneakers old and gray.
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bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dirty, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, grubby, grungy, mucky, muddy, nasty, smudged, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly;
DINGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dingy for English Language Learners
: dark and dirty : not fresh or clean
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