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dow dee

  • n  British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
  • n  deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
  • s  lacking in smartness or taste
    a dowdy grey outfit
    a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room
  • s  primly out of date

  • And dowdy Broadway, the birthplace of Streisand's fame, is not producing pop stars these days.
  • Special Branch (political) police searched for him everywhere, regularly swooped on his dowdy little home in Orlando township, searched bus stations and railway terminals.
  • With the introduction of handbag collections, remodeled stores and multimillion-dollar ad campaigns, Galliano has reinvented Dior, transforming it from a dowdy duty-free label into .
News & Articles

  • Community Corner June 15
    This past weekend was a rough weekend for the Dowdy family. Please keep Sherry, Brandon, Chase, Amanda, Tracy and Audrey Dowdy and rest of the family and friends, as they try and get passed their loss of Timmy Dowdy.
    June 14, 2013 - The Log Cabin Democrat
  • ODU-East Carolina Kickoff Set For August 31st, 7pm
    The kickoff time for East Carolina’s season-opening non-conference home contest against Old Dominion, scheduled for August 31 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, has been set for 7:00 p.m. (EDT) to accommodate a live FOX College Sports (FCS) television broadcast according to an announcement from Conference USA and network officials Wednesday.
    June 12, 2013 - WITN 7 North Carolina
  • $68,000 question: Really?
    What the frock?! This flimsy, cheap-looking babydoll dress is the star of the new Saint Laurent collection — and costs a staggering $68,000. The Peter Pan-collared, schoolgirl get-up, featuring a dowdy black bow tie and tiny puffy sleeves, was on display at the famed design house’s new Soho boutique...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post

  • Mr Blackwell in International Herald Tribune
    The Duchess of Dowdy strikes again,wrote Blackwell. "In feathered hats that were once the rage, she resembles a petrified parakeet from the Jurassic age. A royal wreck."
  • Germaine Greer in International Herald Tribune
    And then Greer writes this explosive line: "The story of how she emerged from her dowdy chrysalis to become the people's princess is often told, but what is seldom assessed is just how much of a performance this was."
  • Tim Gunn in Reuters UK
    She went from looking like a little farm girl to looking like royalty,Gunn said. "Now she needs to push back a little so she doesn't look too dowdy or old."

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