- s thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
- s (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
a dirty (or dingy) white
- s causing dejection
- Dingy slums, dingy parties, dingy cuss words.
- She was a young girl when she took her first engagement in a dingy Barcelona fishermen's cafe.
- It was, in fact, a combination of the grey and the garish: its downtown area was a warren of dingy, twisting streets; the used-car lots along Livernois Avenue raised an aurora of .
- Chipper Jones in USA Today
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...
- Billy Corgan in Politico
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."
- Harry Reid in WorldNetDaily
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...