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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， dowdy 是3万个最常用词之一。
dowdy 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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