Origin of dingy
OTHER WORDS FROM dingydin·gi·ly, adverbdin·gi·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dingydinghy, dingy
Words nearby dingy
How to use dingy in a sentence
Otherwise, he’s five-foot-seven, he walks around carrying a New Yorker tote, and his favorite jacket is a dingy yellow puffy he found in a box of free stuff.What the Men Who Love My Boyfriend Taught Me About Social Hierarchy|ckeyes|September 3, 2021|Outside Online
I walked past an elevator with a hand-drawn picture of three stick figures to show people it led to Ross, and a sign written in marker directing me to the dingy stairs.I Tried to Live Off Women-Owned Businesses. Turns Out, Men Still Run Everything|Alana Semuels|July 21, 2021|Time
We spoke to some self-professed karaoke lovers about why they feel so passionately about these dingy bars, and what not singing together for over a year has meant for them.
You need a whitening kit, I tell my teeth, which look dingy when I smile at a colleague’s joke.The reason “Zoom fatigue” hits women harder than men|Sarah Todd|April 16, 2021|Quartz
However, thousands of others, mostly impoverished women and children, trudge to dingy, crowded factories in cities such as New York and Los Angeles — and wherever there is concentrated cheap immigrant labor.
He has a majestic view of the dingy back entrance of a Hilton hotel.Dean Baquet, the NYT’s Executive Editor, on Jill Abramson, Race, Surviving Cancer—and TMZ Envy|Lloyd Grove|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On a cold, foggy night On Feb 26, 1998 I walked out a dingy hotel in handcuffs.
Then I turned to the right and stopped before a dingy shop which bore the sign: HAWBERK, ARMOURER.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That night, I dreamed of a square, three-story, concrete building that was dark and dingy with filth, dust, and cobwebs.A Brigham Young University Professor’s Escape from Mormonism|Lynn K. Wilder|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When she came to power in 1978, Britain was a dreary, dreary place: dingy, funereal, abashed, scruffy, feckless.How Margaret Thatcher Transformed British Politics|Tunku Varadarajan|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were for the most part dingy, but as they were nearly always open it did not make so much difference.
It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.
It is up a lot of very dingy back-staircases and down a lot of very dingy passages.
He wore moccasins and buckskin leggings, and a dingy-blue flannel shirt, open at the throat.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Those two spots 92 of colour against the dingy wood panels dressed up the desolation wonderfully.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton