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"dingy" in British English

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dingyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdɪn.dʒi/
dark and often also ​dirty: a dingy ​room/​corridor Her ​hair was a dingy ​browncolour.
dingily
adverb uk   us   /-dʒɪ.li/
(Definition of dingy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dingyadjective

 us   /ˈdɪn·dʒi/
(of a ​place or ​material) ​dark and ​unattractive esp. because of being ​dirty or not ​cared for: The ​storesseemedold and dingy, ​theirlights too ​dim and ​theirceilings too ​low.
(Definition of dingy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dingy”
in Spanish sucio, sórdido…
in Vietnamese trông bẩn thỉu…
in Malaysian comot…
in Thai ทึมทึบ, สลัว, มอซอ…
in French minable…
in German schäbig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴暗肮脏的,黑乎乎脏兮兮的…
in Turkish kirli, pasaklı, kir pas içinde…
in Russian грязный, тусклый…
in Indonesian suram…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陰暗骯髒的,黑乎乎髒兮兮的…
in Polish obskurny…
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