adjective, din·gi·er, din·gi·est.
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Origin of dingy
OTHER WORDS FROM dingydin·gi·ly, adverbdin·gi·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dingydinghy, dingy
Words nearby dingy
Example sentences from the Web for dingy
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