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dingy

  

      adj   , -gier, -giest  
1    lacking light or brightness; drab  
2    dirty; discoloured  
     (C18: perhaps from an earlier dialect word related to Old English dynge dung)  
  dingily      adv  
  dinginess      n  
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dinghy  
      n   pl   , -ghies   any small boat, powered by sail, oars, or outboard motor,   (Also (esp. formerly))    dingy, dingey         
     (C19: from Hindi or Bengali dingi a little boat, from dinga boat)  


dingy         
      adj   , -gier, -giest  
1    lacking light or brightness; drab  
2    dirty; discoloured  
     (C18: perhaps from an earlier dialect word related to Old English dynge dung)  
  dingily      adv  
  dinginess      n  

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dingy

  
  
bedimmed, colourless, dark, dim, dirty, discoloured, drab, dreary, dull, dusky, faded, gloomy, grimy, murky, obscure, seedy, shabby, soiled, sombre, tacky     (informal)  

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