dingy dingy  /ˈdɪn dʒi/


  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)


  1. Dingy slums, dingy parties, dingy cuss words.
  2. She was a young girl when she took her first engagement in a dingy Barcelona fishermen's cafe.
  3. Bugsy was born 42 years ago in New York's dingy Lower East Side.



  1. "If you stand toe to toe with the beast and you can conquer this stage, then you've reached the apex," Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones said. "I think walking through that dark, dingy tunnel into the dugout - I don't think there's...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Chipper Jones Source: USA Today

  2. Corgan told the members a bit about his early years, coming "from a working-class background, beginning my musical journey playing in dingy bars and college lunchrooms."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Billy Corgan Source: Politico

  3. "I normally ignore Rush Limbaugh, but his comments last Wednesday went too far for me to remain silent," Reid wrote. "It's one thing to call me 'Dingy Harry' - it's another to insult our men and women in uniform, calling those who oppose the...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: WorldNetDaily

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