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Meaning of dowdy

dow•dy

Pronunciation: (dou'dē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -di•er, -di•est, -dies.
—adj.
  1. not stylish; drab; old-fashioned: Why do you always wear those dowdy old dresses?
  2. not neat or tidy; shabby.
—n.
  1. a dowdy woman.

dow•dy

Pronunciation: (dou'dē), [key]
— pl. -dies.
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