English adjective: dingy
|1.||dingy thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot|
|Samples||A miner's begrimed face.|
Grubby little fingers.
A grungy kitchen.
|Synonyms||begrimed, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy|
|Similar||dirty, soiled, unclean|
|2.||dingy (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear|
A dirty (or dingy) white.
The muddied grey of the sea.
|Synonyms||dirty, muddied, muddy|
|3.||dingy causing dejection|
|Samples||A blue day.|
The dark days of the war.
A week of rainy depressing weather.
A disconsolate winter landscape.
The first dismal dispiriting days of November.
A dark gloomy day.
Grim rainy weather.
|Synonyms||blue, dark, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry|
|Similar||cheerless, depressing, uncheerful|