dowdy

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
Plain and unfashionable in style or dress
Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby

a perfect saint amongst women, but so dreadfully dowdy that she reminded one of a badly bound hymn-book.

{n} an aukward and ill-dressed woman
An awkward, vulgarly dressed, inelegant woman
lacking in smartness or taste; "a dowdy gray outfit"; "a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room
British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game" lacking in smartness or taste; "a dowdy gray outfit"; "a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room
deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game"
deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
{s} sloppy, untidy, slovenly; old-fashioned, out of style
Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar-looking
disapproval If you describe someone or their clothes as dowdy, you mean their clothes are dull and unfashionable. Her clothes were clean but dowdy. = frumpy
primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game"
lacking in smartness or taste; "a dowdy gray outfit"; "a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room"
figgy-dowdy
A sort of sweet pudding, containing a large proportion of suet or pork fat, with raisins, currants and liquor
dowdier
comparative of dowdy
dowdiest
superlative of dowdy
dowdily
In a dowdy manner
dowdily
in a dowdy unfashionable manner; "she dresses dowdily
dowdily
in a dowdy unfashionable manner; "she dresses dowdily"
dowdiness
The characteristic of being dowdy; frumpiness; plainness
dowdiness
lacking stylishness or neatness
dowdiness
{i} state of not being stylish, old-fashionedness; sloppiness, slovenliness
dowdy
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