HyperDic: dingy

English > 3 senses of the word dingy:
ADJECTIVEalldingy, begrimed, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchythickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
alldingy, dirty, muddied, muddy(of color) discolored by impurities
alldingy, blue, dark, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, drearycausing dejection
dingy > pronunciation
Soundsdih'njhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > dingy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningthickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.
Example "dingy linen"
Synonymsbegrimed, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy
Broaderdirty, soiled, uncleanSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
Spanishmugriento, sucio
Catalanbrut, llardós
Nounsdinginess, dingediscoloration due to dirtiness
Adverbsdingilyin a dingy manner
English > dingy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear.
Example "a dirty (or dingy) white"
Synonymsdirty, muddied, muddy
Broaderimpurecombined with extraneous elements
Spanishsucio
Catalanbrut
Nounsdinginess, dingediscoloration due to dirtiness
English > dingy: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCausing dejection.
Synonymsblue, dark, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishdeprimente, desalentador, desconsolado, macabro, negro, oscuro, triste
Catalandepriment, desconsolat, descoratjador, macabre, negre, obscur, trist

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