dowf

adjective
variants: or less commonly dowff \ ˈdəu̇f \

Definition of dowf 

1 chiefly Scottish : lacking in force and energy : listless, apathetic

2 chiefly Scottish : dismal and gloomy

3 chiefly Scottish, of sound : lacking resonance : hollow

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History and Etymology for dowf

perhaps from Old Norse daufr deaf

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