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dingy

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪndʒi/

Translation of dingy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-gier, -giest)

  • [building/room/street] lúgubre, sombrío, deprimente; [furnishings] deslucido; (dirty) sucio
    Example sentences
    • She looked around a dingy and dirty room that contained two stalls, but no other door out.
    • The dark and dingy rooms have just one little room up a stairway, which served as a toilet and bath.
    • They are in a rather dingy room with a few Argos inspired design touches and in the presence of two young children.

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