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Synonyms for dingy
ˈdɪn dʒidingy

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Wiktionary

  1. dingyadjective

    drab; shabby; dirty; squalid

    Synonyms:
    dreary, drab, grimy, dismal, gloomy

    Antonyms:
    bright, clean

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dingy

    Synonyms:
    dull, dusky, rusty, bedimmed, soiled, tarnished, dimly, dim, colorless, obscure, dead, soon, sombre

    Antonyms:
    bright, burnished, flossy, highcolored, radiant, luminous, gleaming, lustrous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchyadjective

    thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

    "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen"

    Synonyms:
    grimy, dreary, grungy, muddied, drear, grim, dirty, gloomy, dismal, blue, dark, begrimed, drab, grubby, raunchy, salacious, obscene, lewd, sorry, muddy, disconsolate

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, pure, clean

  2. dirty, dingy, muddied, muddyadjective

    (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear

    "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied grey of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"

    Synonyms:
    filthy, raunchy, marked-up, sloughy, foul, lousy, sordid, sloppy, dismal, dirty, soiled, disconsolate, turbid, grungy, pestiferous, marshy, begrimed, gloomy, blue, muddied, cheating(a), swampy, unclean, mucky, boggy, grimy, dark, grim, miry, soggy, ill-gotten, unsportsmanlike, grubby, unsporting, contaminating, squashy, cloudy, sorry, muddy, murky, drab, mirky, waterlogged, dreary, drear, quaggy

    Antonyms:
    pure, clean, cheerful

  3. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, drearyadjective

    causing dejection

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    black, blueish, non-white, gloomful, stern, unappeasable, ghastly, moody, forbidding, relentless, raunchy, bluish, mordant, sorry, risque, gruesome, depressed, dirty, gamey, down in the mouth, low, sinister, olive-drab, lamentable, muddied, unrelenting, sullen, juicy, sulky, bad, gloomy, meritless, low-spirited, saturnine, good-for-naught, dispirited, gamy, down(p), grisly, good-for-nothing, dark, naughty, unconsolable, benighted, sad, muddy, sober, gentle, grubby, grungy, dark-skinned, aristocratic, inconsolable, racy, regretful, somber, spicy, blue-blooded, blue, puritanical, no-count, drear, macabre, disconsolate, no-account, dreary, grimy, coloured, inexorable, puritanic, aristocratical, no-good, deplorable, glowering, morose, pitiful, patrician, profane, blasphemous, sombre, drab, glum, unforgiving, glooming, sour, blue(a), downcast, downhearted, distressing, dour, obscure, sick, grim, dismal, begrimed

    Antonyms:
    clean, pure, cheerful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dingyadjective

    Synonyms:
    dun, dusky, brown

  2. dingyadjective

    Synonyms:
    soiled, sullied, dirty

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How to use dingy in a sentence?

  1. Tony Lewis:

    It doesn’t matter if they’ve been staying in a five-star hotel or a dingy BB, the chances of encountering bedbugs are equal.


Translations for dingy

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  • изцапан, окъсан, мръсенBulgarian
  • anrüchig, schäbig, schmutzigGerman
  • likainen, nuhruinenFinnish
  • dingyIrish
  • тусклый, грязный, выцветшийRussian

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