dingy

dingy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (gloomy)
a. sombrío
The lawyer's dingy office didn't give Paul much hope for winning his case.La oficina sombría del abogado no le dio mucho esperanza a Paul de ganar su caso.
b. lóbrego
The dingy kitchen in the old estate didn't inspire us to cook.La lóbrega cocina de la vieja hacienda no nos inspiró a cocinar.
c. sórdido
The oral surgeon was waiting for me in a dimly-lit dingy room.El cirujano me esperaba en una sala sórdida y poco iluminada.
2. (untidy)
a. sucio
The couple was horrified by the smell of cigarettes and the dingy curtains in their hotel room.La pareja quedó horrorizada por el olor a tabaco y las cortinas sucias en su habitación del hotel.
b. deslucido
One look at the dingy tablecloths and faded menus made us question our decision to eat at the restaurant.Una vista de los manteles deslucidos y los menús descoloridos nos hizo dudar de comer en el restaurante.
c. deslustrado
My parents really need to replace their dingy carpet from the seventies.Mis padres de verdad tienen que reemplazar su alfombra deslustrada de los años setenta.
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dingy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (room, street)
a. sórdido(a)
2. (color)
a. sucio(a), deslustrado(a)
dingy [ˈdɪndʒɪ]
adjective
dingier (comparative)dingiest (superlative) (shabby) [+furniture, decor] deslustrado; deslucido; (gloomy) [+town, house, room] sombrío; lóbrego; (dirty) sucio;
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