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    dingy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dingy

    (adj) thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    Synonyms : begrimed , grimy , grubby , grungy , raunchy
    Example Sentence
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
    (adj) (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    Synonyms : dirty , muddied , muddy
    Example Sentence
    • dirty
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair
    (adj) causing dejection
    Synonyms : blue , dark , disconsolate , dismal , drab , drear , dreary , gloomy , grim , sorry
    Example Sentence
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather
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dingy reminds us about pakistan ex caption ingy(inzamam ul haq)who always remains dull and cheerless on field

I think of something dingy as having dents due to being dirty or discolored.

Dean(din) ji(gy) ka room dingy hai

You get inDIGNant if someone pries after you trying to show to public your "DINGy linen"

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