1. dingy

adjective. ['ˈdɪndʒi'] thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.


  • raunchy
  • soiled
  • unclean
  • grubby
  • begrimed
  • grimy
  • dirty


  • achromatic
  • consolable
  • happy
  • joyous

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Words that Rhyme with Dingy

  • stingy

Example sentences of the word dingy

1. Adjective
Light-colored shirts are more comfortable in the heat, but they get dingy quickly and show dirt and stains.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This will cause your the carpet to look old and dingy.

3. Verb, base form
Linoleum floors can look drab and dingy over time, but you can perk them up!

Quotes containing the word dingy

1. He ate and drank the precious words,His spirit grew robust;He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was dust.He danced along the dingy days,And this bequest of wingsWas but a book. What libertyA loosened spirit brings!
- Emily Dickinson

2. dingy

adjective. ['ˈdɪndʒi'] (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear.


  • muddy
  • impure
  • dirty


  • uncheerfulness
  • valuable
  • good
  • unregretful

3. dingy

adjective. ['ˈdɪndʒi'] causing dejection.


  • dismal
  • drab
  • disconsolate
  • uncheerful
  • cheerless
  • sorry
  • depressing
  • grim
  • drear
  • blue
  • dreary
  • dark


  • elated
  • light
  • colorful
  • lively