Pronunciation of Dingy
/dˈɪnd͡ʒɪ/, /dˈɪndʒɪ/, /d_ˈɪ_n_dʒ_ɪ/
Synonyms for dingy:
Other synonyms and related words:
dour, glooming, Bemired, gamey, sullen, unwashed, bluish, forbidding, blue-blooded, good-for-nothing, ratty, sleazy, broken-down, deplorable, pitiful, seedy, obscure, swampy, distressing, sombre, blue, drear, unrelenting, waterlogged, grisly, draggled, dismal, inexorable, sooty, cheerless, marshy, Decaying, gruesome, saturnine, tattered, blueish, disconsolate, glum, sinister, sorry, sulky, gentle, nasty, miry, befouled, aristocratic, down-at-heel, sullied, dilapidated, begrimed, sober, sloughy, bedraggled, lamentable, marked-up, glowering, uncheerful, regretful, sad, lousy, cloudy, no-count, ghastly, muddied, unappeasable, bad, scrubby, rundown, raunchy, stern, uncleanly, moody, contaminating, decrepit, naughty, tatty, soiled, squashy, risque, threadbare, cruddy, faded, mangy, grim, meritless, boggy, good-for-naught, aristocratical, besmirched, benighted, shoddy, sick.
iron-gray, smoky, battleship-gray, dreary, drab, dapple-gray, ashen, somber, lead-gray, pearly, gloomy, gun metal, gray, dull, silvery, leaden, mousy, salt-and-pepper, pearl-gray, mole-gray, taupe, neutral-tint, grizzled.
soiled, tacky (adjective)
impure, mucky, offensive, defiled, filthy, smutty, muddy, murky, crummy, slovenly, dusty, dirty, fetid, scruffy, festering, odious, obscene, shabby, scatological, insalubrious, disgusting, grubby, unsanitary, infectious, septic, toxic, untidy, sordid, sloppy, icky, putrid, unhygenic, squalid, grungy, grimy, foul, unclean.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for dingy:
- He lived alone in dingy bachelor quarters, where, save for his books and his flute, he had few companions. - "Christopher and the Clockmakers", Sara Ware Bassett.
- He caught a glimpse of himself in the dingy glass of the door. - "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.
- I peeped into a little room, a dingy, smelling box, which had in it six berths placed across and above each other like the shelves of the reed manchons we build for our silk- worms at home. - "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.