Today’s word of the day is ‘Dingy‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Dingy [ din-jee ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Andhera aur ganda
2. Spanish – Sucio(masculine); Sucia(feminine)
3. French – Sombre
4. Mandarin – Āng zāng de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. They were for the most part dingy, but as they were nearly always open it did not make so much difference.
2. He wore moccasins and buckskin leggings, and a dingy-blue flannel shirt, open at the throat.
3. He has a majestic view of the dingy back entrance of a Hilton hotel.
4. And he showed them into a dingy horrid room behind the house, stale with smoke, and begrimed with dust
5. On a cold, foggy night On Feb 26, 1998, I walked out of a dingy hotel in handcuffs.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
dilapidated, dirty, drab, dreary, grimy, run-down, seedy, shabby, bedimmed, broken-down, colorless, dark, darkish, dim, discolored, dull, dusky, faded, gloomy, muddy, murky, obscure, smirched, somber, sullied, tarnished, threadbare, tired, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
bright, clean, good, nice, pure, sterile, immaculate, neat, spotless, etc
One day I’ll be old, dead, forgotten. And at this very moment, while I’m sitting here thinking these things, a man in a dingy hotel room is thinking, I will always be here
Simone De Beauvoir
‘As I sat in a dingy corner of the library, scouring old volumes of obscure journals at the end of the first year of my PhD, I realised that I was having quite a lot of fun’https://t.co/8UiLJJbqyC
— Chemistry World (@ChemistryWorld) June 5, 2021