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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Having a drab quality.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : Why do you always wear those dowdy old dresses?
  • Nor is there the slightest need that this kind of dressing involve "dowdiness," or "slouchiness," a characteristic abhorrent to every true woman.
  • The dowdy woman doesn't realize the degree of her own dowdiness, but she
  • It was a countenance alight, the dowdiness given off by her unfashionable apparel fading into the background. for more
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