Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 18th century; Old English perhaps based on Old English dynge ‘dung’
  • dilapidated
  • dirty
  • drab
  • dreary
  • grimy
  • run-down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • bright
  • clean
  • good
  • nice
  • pure
  • sterile
  • immaculate
  • neat
  • spotless
of a dark, dull, or dirty color or aspect; lacking brightness or freshness
The basement was dingy and hadn't been touched for years.
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