Definition of 'dowdy'
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Velvet has thrown off its dowdy image for autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But anything other than long or short now feels dowdy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her outfits are dowdy rather than daring. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Motoring journalists dismiss them as dowdy and dull, awful to drive and worse to look at. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I feel so dowdy and frumpy. The Sun (2006)Then I went to the other end of the spectrum and wore dowdy clothes. The Sun (2006)I had braces and dowdy clothes, and a particularly enormous vocabulary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I think they come hand in hand; dowdy clothes don't make for a good day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. dowdy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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