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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 unkempt, as clothing or a living place; grimy.
synonyms:
dirty, grimy, smutchy
similar words:
filthy, seedy, shabby, smudgy, sooty, squalid, unkempt
definition 2: of a dull color or lacking brightness; drab.
synonyms:
dim, drab, dull
antonyms:
bright
similar words:
lackluster
derivation: dinginess (n.)
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