Dilapidated vs Dingy - What's the difference?

dilapidated | dingy |


As adjectives the difference between dilapidated and dingy

is that dilapidated is having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect while dingy is drab; shabby; dirty; squalid.

As a verb dilapidated

is .

As a noun dingy is

penis or dingy can be .

dilapidated

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
  • Synonyms

    * beat * beat up * beaten up * bedraggled * broken-down * ramshackle * ruinous * rundown * tatterdemalion * tumbledown

    dingy

    English

    Etymology 1

    From English dialectal (Kentish) . http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=dingy&searchmode=none

    Adjective

    (er)
  • drab; shabby; dirty; squalid
  • Synonyms
    * (drab) dismal, drab, dreary, gloomy, grimy
    Antonyms
    * (drab) bright, clean
    Derived terms
    * dingily * dinginess

    Noun

    (head)
  • (rfv-sense) Penis.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (dingies)
  • (Charles Dickens)

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