Pronunciation of Dowdy
/dˈa͡ʊdi/, /dˈaʊdi/, /d_ˈaʊ_d_i/
Synonyms for dowdy:
baron hugh caswall tremenheere dowding
Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding.
poorly dressed; old-fashioned (adjective)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for dowdy:
- Certainly she was not dowdy, nor had she any aggressive cleverness about her. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- There were smart people, just a scattering of the cultured, dowdy and dull folk, who had " helped the good cause," and expected to get as much sober entertainment in return as might be had for the asking. - "The Scarlet Feather", Houghton Townley.