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    dowdy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dowdy

    (noun) British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970) Definition
    (noun) deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
    Synonyms : pandowdy
    (adj) lacking in smartness or taste
    Example Sentence
    • a dowdy grey outfit
    • a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room
    (adj) primly out of date
    Synonyms : frumpish , frumpy
    Example Sentence
    • nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dowdy

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a ROWDY person is DOWDY

DOWDY somewhat sounds like DOWRY-a person who gets DOWRY is untidy

sounds like howdy....cowboys says that and they are untidy

Dowdy sounds like Daadi (granny)- not well versed with today's fashion, out of date therefore

Dowdy sounds like doubt. So I doubt that the person who wears dowdy clothing is very up to date with fashion.

Al DOWDY and Princess Diana.. Think of them, Dowdy was probably a very dirty guy, never changed his Underwear he he so Diana found that sexy.

daddy always scolds because we live an untidy life

you wont say howdy to a dowdy girl

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