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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Din·gy a. [Compar. Dingier superl. Dingiest.]  Soiled; sullied; of a dark or dusky color; dark brown; dirty. “Scraps of dingy paper.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's
             begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby
             little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen" [syn: begrimed,
             grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy]
      2: (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear;
         "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy)
         white"; "the muddied gray of the sea"; "muddy colors";
         "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair" [syn: dirty, muddied,
      3: depressing in character or appearance; "drove through dingy
         streets"; "the dismal prison twilight"- Charles Dickens;
         "drab old buildings"; "a dreary mining town"; "gloomy
         tenements"; "sorry routine that follows on the heels of
         death"- B.A.Williams [syn: dismal, drab, drear, dreary,
          gloomy, sorry]
      [also: dingiest, dingier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See dingy