How to use Dingy in a sentence

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  • He wore a flat gray cloth cap, a dingy wool-colored greatcoat, and cowhide boots.

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  • In yonder city's dingy alleys the sun shines not, and the air is foul.

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  • It was, in short, from their little dingy meeting house.

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  • The Indian wolf has a dingy reddish-white fur, some of the hairs being tipped with black.

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  • Lighting was originally by oil lamp, very dingy.

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  • He was dressed plainly, his coat was worn, and his hat was dingy.

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  • Snow Wreath (Neviusia Alabamensis) - Introduced in 1882, the objection generally made to it is that the flowers, instead of a snowy whiteness, are a dingy green.

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  • Dirty hands can give your finished project a dingy look.

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  • The entire scene has a dark and dingy look and cheerleaders with anarchy symbols on their shirts add to the punk pep rally feel.

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  • Owing to the use of paper among the threads of the embroidery and sizing in the preparation of the stuff forming the ground, every operation of folding used to cause perceptible injury to a piece, so that after a few years it acquired a crumpled and dingy appearance.

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  • A widespread disease known as pocket-plums or bladderplums is due to an ascomycetous fungus, Exoascus pruni, the mycelium of which lives parasitically in the tissues of the host plant, passes into the ovary of the flower and causes the characteristic malformation of the fruit which becomes a deformed, sometimes curved or flattened, wrinkled dry structure, with a hollow occupying the place of the stone; the bladder plums are yellow at first, subsequently dingy red.

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  • The vinyl version is like being led down into a dingy basement, with the lights off.

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  • Nestled in the heart of Hackney, London, among textile factories and greasy caffs, the area and building are rundown and dingy.

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  • Always wash colored items separately to whites, otherwise, even if the color does not run, the light articles will look dingy.

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  • We were then filmed from a little rubber dingy which I subsequently obtained.

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  • I met Jon in a rather dingy pub in Waterloo, London five years ago.

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  • Tattered prayer-books and somewhat dingy scapulars were brought to light.

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  • The Manchester Craft and Design Center is a true oasis in the otherwise pretty dingy Northern Quarter.

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  • Our final visit was to a particularly dingy part of the dregs of the city.

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  • These trips take just 15 minutes in an inflatable dingy - hard hats are provided.

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  • We were taught in a new schoolroom, which by comparison with the dingy old place we left seemed like a palace to us.

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  • The work will provide a larger habitat for the rare and oddly names grizzled skipper, dingy skipper and green hairstreak butterflies.

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  • Cheshire's stronghold for the dingy skipper, a Local Biodiversity Action Plan species, is on Ashton's Flash.

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  • Hence the city has an extremely large and flourishing transit trade, despite the rather dingy appearance of its older portions.

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  • The feathers of the head and neck, except on the crown and nape, where they are dark brown, are dingy white, and those of the body ash-coloured tinged with brown, while on the breast they are brownish-black, and on the belly and thighs white.

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  • A side street, ducking off the main road by the tube station quaintly cobbled, dingy.

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  • Your shirt and pants might be impeccably clean, but if they aren't pressed, they give off a stale, dingy image.

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  • Nothing can ruin an outfit more than a pair of dirty or dingy shoes.

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  • I mean, doesn't fighting a crocodile the size of a building while trying to stay afloat in a little wooden dingy sound action-packed to you?

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  • If your notice your razor looking dingy after removing it from the clean and charge stand, the cleaning solution packet may need replaced.

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  • The dirty and dingy tattoo shop in the more questionable part of town is largely a thing of the past.

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  • You don't want to be surprised to find that the luxurious downtown hotel shown in the photograph has been replaced by a dingy, low-quality hotel on the outskirts of town.

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  • Other spring highlights include dingy and grizzled skipper butterflies which are now found in only a few places in the county.

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  • Twenty or thirty of us would gather in the square, dingy room with splintery floor.

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  • David, Vanessa, and Teran's orange and brown bedroom was a hit with the judges and Tym and Joe turned the dingy back patio into a sleek, urban outdoor retreat.

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  • Once you've whitened the skin, you can begin to add the special effects that create a dingy and rotten appearance.

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  • From small, dingy comedy clubs to headlining Carnegie Hall, Dane Cook has paid his dues to become one of the most influential comics of his time.

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  • The flowers, deliciously fragrant and of a pale dingy lilac, are gathered in short panicles upon stems of 4 to 12 inches.

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  • Over time, your shoes will force the mud into the nap of the carpet, causing it to look dingy and matted.

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  • In order to keep your deck from looking dreadfully dirty and dingy, you need to clean it on a regular basis.

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  • Mersey River Rescue has caught the lost sailing dingy.

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  • Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.

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  • On clear evenings, there would be a landing party, buzzing over to the deserted shore in a small dingy to explore.

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  • The industrial revolution also had the unintended effect of coating the exteriors of many homes in a thick layer of dirt, so Victorian interiors became more ornate to counteract the dingy exteriors of many homes.

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