dowy

[dou-ee, doh-ee]

adjective Scot. and North England.


Nearby words

  1. dowse,
  2. dowser,
  3. dowsing rod,
  4. dowson,
  5. dowson, ernest christopher,
  6. dox,
  7. doxastic,
  8. doxepin,
  9. doxographer,
  10. doxology

dowie

or dow·y

[dou-ee, doh-ee]

adjective Scot. and North England.

dull; melancholy; dismal.

Origin of dowie

1500–10; variant of dolly, equivalent to dull + -ly

Related formsdow·i·ly, adverbdow·i·ness, noun

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