Definition of 'dingy'
Example sentences containing 'dingy'
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Our first night was a bit of a disaster, spent sharing a dingy room in a dismal pub. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He helps me to a dingy building. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Inside there is not a whiff of the old pub decor or dingy lighting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The dark and dingy space came alive from all the extra light. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Germany always seemed to be dark and dingy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His prison is in a dingy room, while the other youngsters share a dormitory. The Sun (2006)It's in a dingy club and there are punters doing dodgy dancing in bad suits. The Sun (2011)The set was rather dingy, and some of the dialogue understandably slurred. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two musicians share a dingy, leaky basement flat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For most people, jazz means some guy playing swing music in a little dingy club. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Troubled Holly arranges to meet a drug dealer in a dingy pub and buys heroin from him. The Sun (2012)You want your house to look light and bright, not dark and dingy. The Sun (2014)My room was in the basement, but neither dark nor dingy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was a time when dark, dingy offices with secretaries guarding the doors came with a job in the property business. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All I can remember are dingy pubs filled with boozy sailors. The Sun (2013)You can pay 130 for a dingy room with a view of an air-conditioning shaft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are exposed ducts and dingy, rather than atmospheric, lighting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The room is dingy, the floor dirty, mashed by a thousand human feet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The dancefloor of the dingy North London club is full. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And for those who live in a dingy basement, good news: it positively relishes the shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Does he become a great United star or will he be looking back in three or four years in a dingy pub thinking what might have been? Times, Sunday Times (2011)All it needs is two actors, some dingy pubs to serve as comedy clubs, and a squat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They played crazy golf in the rain, followed by bingo, and then went for a drink in a dingy bar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a nervous hush in the dingy dealing rooms of Shanghai's retail stockbrokers as share prices on the display boards turn red. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Security officers sit in a dingy room in front of banks of monitors scrutinising X-ray after X-ray of baggage bound for the aircraft hold. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'dingy'
Used Occasionally. dingy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'dingy'
British English: dingy ADJECTIVE
A dingy building or place is dark and depressing, and perhaps dirty.
He took me to his dingy office.
Definition of dingy from the Collins English Dictionary
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