dowf

adjective \ˈdəu̇f\
variants: less commonly

dowff

\ˈdəu̇f\

Definition of dowf

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

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  dismal and gloomy

  3. 3 chiefly Scottish, of sound :  lacking resonance :  hollow

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Origin and Etymology of dowf

perhaps from Old Norse daufr deaf — more at deaf


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