As adjectives the difference between sordid and dingy
is that sordid
is dirty or squalid while dingy
is drab; shabby; dirty; squalid.
As a noun dingy is
penis or dingy
can be .
Dirty or squalid.
* 1912 ,
- He rode slowly home along the deserted road, watching the stars come out in the clear violet sky.They flashed softly into the limpid heavens, like jewels let fall into clear water. They were a reproach, he felt, to a sordid world.
* See also
From English dialectal (Kentish) .
drab; shabby; dirty; squalid
* (drab) dismal, drab, dreary, gloomy, grimy
* (drab) bright, clean
- (Charles Dickens)