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Meaning of "dingily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DINGILY

dingily  [ˈdɪndʒɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DINGILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dingily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES DINGILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dingily in the English dictionary

The definition of dingily in the dictionary is in a way that lacks light or brightness; drably.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DINGILY


cagily
ˈkeɪdʒɪlɪ
edgily
ˈedʒɪlɪ
gingelli
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingelly
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
jinjili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
mangily
ˈmeɪndʒɪlɪ
podgily
ˈpɒdʒɪlɪ
pudgily
ˈpʌdʒɪlɪ
rangily
ˈreɪndʒɪlɪ
smudgily
ˈsmʌdʒɪlɪ
splodgily
ˈsplɒdʒɪlɪ
spongily
ˈspʌndʒɪlɪ
stagily
ˈsteɪdʒɪlɪ
stingily
ˈstɪndʒɪlɪ
stodgily
ˈstɒdʒɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DINGILY

ding-a-ling
ding-dong
Dingaan
dingbat
dingbats
dinge
dinger
dinges
dingey
dinghies
dinghy
dingier
dingiest
dinginess
dingle
dingleberry
dingo
dingus
dingy

WORDS THAT END LIKE DINGILY

baggily
craggily
foggily
fuggily
groggily
logily
muggily
scraggily
shaggily
slangily
soggily
springily
stringily

Synonyms and antonyms of dingily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dingily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DINGILY

Find out the translation of dingily to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dingily from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dingily» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

dingily
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dingily
570 millions of speakers

English

dingily
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मलिनतापूर्वक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

dingily
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

dingily
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dingily
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

dingily
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dingily
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dingily
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dingily
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

dingily
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

dingily
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dingily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dingily
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

dingily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नीचपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pislik içinde olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dingily
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dingily
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

dingily
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dingily
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dingily
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dingily
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dingily
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dingily
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dingily

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DINGILY»

The term «dingily» is used very little and occupies the 181.503 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DINGILY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dingily» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dingily» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dingily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DINGILY»

Discover the use of dingily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dingily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
War Bonds: Book One of God Bonded America a Trilogy
Dingily, dangly, dingily, dangly, ding. Jack thought the shrill-sounding alarm could certainly wake the dead and kill the weak at heart. It rang over and over again until Jack lazily reached beside the bed and shut the dumb thing off, saying , “Why ...
Michael W. Weaver, Will Scott, 2013
2
The Atlantic Monthly
In the windows of other little shops you saw half a dozen wizened herrings, some eggs in a basket, looking BO dingily antique that your imagination smelt them, fly- speckled biscuits, segments of a hungry cheese, pipes and papers of tobacco.
3
Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Art and Politics
In the windows of other little shops you saw half a dozen wizened herrings, some eggs in a basket, looking so dingily antique that your imagination smelt them, fly- speckled biscuits, segments of a hungry cheese, pipes and papers of tobacco.
4
The Atlantic
The little inn at Lorctte was then kept by a worthy host bearing the abovementioned name, which was dingily lettered out upon a swinging sign, dingily representing a trotting horse,-emblem as dear to the slow Canadian as to the fast American ...
5
The Parker Society for the Publication of the Works of the ...
Certes, these be so manifest, so plain, and do confute so dingily" the sentence and saying of Florebell, that I marvel, if so be he perceiveth these, him to have been able8 to write against so evident a truth any thing. But this is a great deal more ...
Parker Society (Great Britain), 1842
6
Leaves of Grass
... Title: 65: bivouac on a mountain side. 4 65-71: shapes, dingily seen; 1 65-71: now, a ~ halting; 5 65-71: mountain; 2 65-71: Below, a ~ barns, and ~ summer; 6 65-71: large-/sized, flickering; 3 65-71 : abrupt in places, rising high; 7 65 : all, the  ...
Walt Whitman, Sculley Bradley, Harold William Blodgett, 1980
7
John Ashbery and American Poetry
What Auden calls the 'situation present' is what Ashbery calls the occasion, the point of occasional poetry being, as Paul Goodman suggested, precisely to get beyond the 'wearily historic, the dingily geographic' by bathing 'the world in such a ...
David Herd, 2000
8
Everybody is an Actor
Darla needs to learn the psychophantc system of film acting! Dingily Dinosaur Method Vander Babitt, a tall African American man, thirty-five-years of age, is a conventional businessman looking for an avenue to enter the film acting world.
Dr. Richard R. Reichel
9
The Examinations and Writings of John Philpot ...
Certes, these be so manifest, so plain, and do confute so dingily* the sentence and saying of Florebell, that I marvel, if so be he perceiveth these, him to have been able8 to write against so evident a truth any thing. But this is a great deal more ...
John Philpot, Celio Secondo Curione, Robert Eden, 1842
10
The Fiddlehead
... ahaa ohoo merrily merrily wingily wingily dingily dingily o so singily o so songily dingily dongily dongily dingily and so on (gentle reader, hang in there). The final lines of Lampman's "Heat", from which Lochhead draws his title, are of course, ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DINGILY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dingily is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gang-gang. Let There Be (Electric) Light
Our first home was dingily gaslit. When we then moved in to a home lit by electricity, urchin Ian would flick light switches on and off, entranced ... «The Canberra Times, Apr 15»
2
'The Transcriptionist' Is Immersed in Words
Venture down a dim hallway to a dingily painted door. Take care with the door handle; it's easily broken. Lena is a dying breed, her profession ... «PopMatters, Jan 15»
3
Hindsight : Max Payne 3
... end with someone getting their head blown off or being shouted at by Ken Cosgrove from Mad Men in a dingily lit interrogation room. «VoxelArcade, Jan 15»
4
Watch Original House Of Cards To Better Appreciate Netflix's Version
So too is the political intruige, which is all conducted with landlines in dingily-lit Westminster private member's clubs. Advertisement. The series ... «Gizmodo, Jan 15»
5
It's twice as nice for the price
... characterised by dingily low-ceilinged basement dwellings. But this single-storey villa's roughly half-and-half division, partitioning its eastern ... «New Zealand Herald, Nov 14»
6
Review: Wait Until Dark | Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
Part of that feeling comes from old hands like set designer Rodney Dobbs, who fills the proscenium with a dingily, detailed period apartment ... «TheaterJones Performing Arts News, Aug 14»
7
Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play
(The set by Chris McVicker is flavorful, evocative and dingily attractive.) The patriarch of the family who lived there has recently passed away, ... «Bradenton Herald, Jul 14»
8
Clive Chigubhu and the future of stand-up comedy
It is a dingily lit conference centre in Norton and Pakare Paye Arts Centre is hosting its very first stand-up comedy show as it marks ten years of ... «New Zimbabwe.com, Jun 14»
9
The Snow Queen crawls at snail's pace – and you wouldn't want it …
an acoustic ceiling, the apartment's most horrific aspect, pockmarked, dingily white squares made of god-knows-what. Tyler thinks of them as ... «Spectator.co.uk, May 14»
10
BWW Reviews: WEST SIDE STORY, Bristol Hippodrome, January …
Switching between dingily sombre and exuberantly bright, the lighting in this show plays a big part in setting the mood of the piece throughout. «Broadway World, Jan 14»

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