dingier dingier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
  2. (adj) (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
  3. (adj) causing dejection

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For years he has been studying, with the prying patience of a botanist, the queer human weeds he finds growing in the dingier interstices of Manhattan's bum-littered Bowery.
  2. Ghetto markets are usually older and dingier than stores in better areas.
  3. Lonely and embittered, he took to haunting Madrid's dingier coffeehouses.

News

  • Time drags in Netflix’s prison dramedy

    ‘Orange is the New Black” is the third new series this week to feature people bunking dorm-style, playing pranks on each other, coping with awkward crushes and trying to survive a diet of gross food. But the Netflix odd dramedy, unlike the other shows, isn’t set in summer camp — it’s set in a women’s prison that is only slightly dingier. Two weeks before the “Orange” series debut, Netflix ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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