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dingy

din·gy

dingy

 
 
pronunciation:
dIn ji
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: dingier, dingiest
definition 1: dirty or not cared for well.
We spent a day cleaning and painting the dingy apartment.
synonyms:
dirty
similar words:
filthy, shabby
definition 2: dull in color; not bright.
My white socks are dingy because they were washed with new blue jeans.
synonyms:
dim, drab
antonyms:
bright
derivation: dinginess (n.)
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