Character 5
Hyphenation din gy
Pronunciations /ˈdɪn.dʒi/

Definitions and meanings of "Dingy"

What do we mean by dingy?

Drab; shabby; dirty; squalid

Dingy is a word that can be used as an adgective to describe someone who is forgetful and makes silly choices at times. It's similar to ditzy, only usually implies it as a less intensified. Often times it refers to someone who has less than average common sense and/or simply doesn't think about what they are doing, as well as frequently forgetting about what they are doing or what they have planned. It is used both to refer to someone who IS dingy and to someone who is BEING dingy. This means that it can mean that a person is always dingy or often is, however can also be used to refer to when someone makes a dumb choice or forgets something obvious. Everyone does something dingy at some point or another. That doesn't make them dingy, but their silly choice or forgetting something big is. In the examples below, Susan is dingy because she makes a habit out of forgetting to turn the oven off, and probably forgets similar things. Jon and Kristen both acted dingy, but are not necesarily dingy themselves. Many slang terms mean different things in different regions. In fact, they often mean very different things, hardly resembling each others' definition despite being the same word. This is the definition most commonly found in California. This term is interchangeable with the slang usage for "ding-dong" when referring to someone who IS dingy. Someone who is dingy is also a ding-dong. Urban Dictionary

Scottish slang for 'ignore'. Urban Dictionary

To be left alone or ignored by someone while trying to communicate with them Urban Dictionary

Someone dirty and unattractive. sometimes of french descent. always with an odor. often found with dingy and soggy partners of the opposite sex. pronounced din-like dinner and gy-like g. Urban Dictionary

I person who is clean but looks dirty Urban Dictionary

Chronic liar Urban Dictionary

Verb To dingy: to cancel a call on your phone after only a few rings Urban Dictionary

1. Fat, obese, tubby 2. shitty, crappy Urban Dictionary

A candyass tranny's pencil-thin, wimpy little excuse for a penis. Also known as a peny. Urban Dictionary

A little turd no larger than that of a golf ball. Can also be as small as a peanut. The exact opposite of a Titanic. Often closely related to dingle berries. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Dingy

The word "dingy" in example sentences

The poor live in dingy cubes of space stacked on top of each other like ice cube trays, twelve stories high even in the slums. ❋ Unknown (2007)

One of my policies is to avoid motels where you need to communicate with the clerk through a slot in dingy bulletproof glass. ❋ Unknown (2007)

For decades a foreign proletariat toiling in dingy factories from Vladivostok to Karl-Marx-Stadt helped bankroll Pyongyang's transformation into a proud monument to ethnic self-reliance, so that someday a Bruce Cumings could boast that it is anything but the ugly Communist capital one might expect. ❋ Unknown (2004)

Among them was a man in dingy civilian clothes who was lying with his arm across his face and apparently asleep. ❋ Unknown (1945)

And there was a certain dingy office in a lane-like street that was also a centre in the early eighties. ❋ Unknown (1922)

"Bless you, yes, sir," said that worthy, resplendent in dingy scarlet uniform. ❋ Unknown (1910)

People whose lives, and those of their parents before them, have been spent in dingy tenements, and whose only garden is a rickety soap-box high up on a fire-escape, share this love, which must have a plant to tend, with those whose gardens cover acres and whose plants have been gathered from all the countries of the world. ❋ Unknown (1903)

The police and prosecutors of “Law & Order” may have spent most of their time in dingy offices and had no personal lives to speak of, but we’ll likely miss them more in the long run than the hothouse heroes of those other shows. ❋ Intertribal (2010)

The shivering terrified wretches hidden in dingy rooms around the country are another of Brown’s achievements while he has been running the domestic show. ❋ Newmania (2007)

Boys work for 20 hour days, seven days a week, in dingy 10’ square rooms having little ventilation and grimy floors. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The oar belonging to the dingy was a foot longer than the one ❋ Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1907)

The tub took the wine to Naples, and the dingy was the tub's tender. ❋ Unknown (1901)

Undine recalled the dingy hall-room that Moffatt had lodged in at Mrs. Flynn's, over Hober's livery stable, and her heart beat at the signs of his altered state. ❋ Edith Wharton (1899)

Located in the Proctor district next door to a wine bar and across the street from a bird food store, Chalet Bowl is hardly what I would describe as dingy, or even blue collar for that matter. ❋ Unknown (2009)

[Gossiper] #1: "Susan left the oven on last night." Gossiper #2: "Again?" Gossiper #1: "Yeah, she's a bit dingy." Jon was going to meet his girlfriend for a date at a restaurant, but instead of going to the restaurant Jon accidently went to the grocery store. He had to turn around and arrived late at the date because of it. That could be described as being dingy. Kristen heated her food in a metal bowl in [the microwave], breaking the microwave and [shorting] the power temporarily becuase the bowl was metal. This would be very dingy!! ❋ AFiizii (2011)

I'm [gonna] dingy him!! ❋ EcoutezUK (2007)

Bollocks, ave been pure heavy [dingyed] Mon, he's a bit of a [scaff], lets dingy him [Hefty] dingyed! ❋ Mysterio (2003)

he never washes that [shirt]. [always] with them dingy [hos]. ❋ Viciousk (2008)

[mann] [jarell] [looks] dingy today ❋ Vicktoria (2003)

[nate] ([justin]) is [such a] dingy! ❋ Taaar (2008)

"She's [dingied] me" ❋ Chookter (2004)

1. Ew, that chick is [DINGY]! 2. [Hahahah] her house is [soo] [dingy]. ❋ Tommy Hollenbach (2007)

"[OWW]! You [bit] my little dingy! Now I'm going to cry! Boo-hoo, [boohoo].." ❋ T.Ractorhead (2006)

I [thought] I had to take a [mammoth shit] but it [turned out] to be just a dingy! ❋ Snakepit Sean WNB (2007)

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