Translation of dowdy in Spanish:

dowdy

sin gracia, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊdi/

adjective dowdier, dowdiest

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    (woman) sin gracia
    (woman) sin estilo
    she wears dowdy clothes se viste con poca gracia
    • the fabric is a bit dowdy la tela es un poco aburrida
    • Gone is the willowy beauty, and in her place is a thin, pinched, dowdy lady, an eccentric Victorian who wears ugly hats.
    • Uncomfortable with her ‘frumpy’ appearance, she has replaced dowdy suits with bright blouses, employs a celebrity hairdresser and takes a makeup artist to rallies.
    • On the cover of Time, in a spread in Life, the image of Romania's Iron Lady was stout and unsmiling, a monolith with a face of stone, dowdy clothes and unkempt hair.
    • She writes a weekly series called The Beseleys for a nameless and dowdy woman's magazine of the sort Dewar helped to fill when she was a jobbing journalist.
    • After all those years of boring white coats for doctors and dowdy gowns for patients, finally the medical label is meeting the fashion label.
    • How else to explain her deglamorized look and dowdy outfit?
    • Several dowdy ladies gravitated towards them, bringing cups plates and enquiring minds.
    • Our living room does not have any character, unless that character is a dowdy matron who has a full-time gig as a toy tester.
    • Only the dowdy daughter, Martha, treats him with kindness, teaching him to read and shielding him occasionally from her siblings' harshest jibes.
    • Far from being a dowdy matron, she was a strong-willed, independent-minded, intelligent woman, twice married, with a mischievous sense of humour.
    • Denise was last seen on our screens playing the dowdy mother of six, Edie McClure, in Born & Bred.
    • There is the same comic contrast between the characters' unbridled enthusiasm and their dowdy clothing and heavy Eastern European accents.
    • By the end of Ann's episode, the formerly dowdy Jersey girl is certainly more stylish.
    • His hands, which he'd put lightly on his wife's shoulders to persuade her to go home, felt something very irregular underneath that sensible, dowdy dress.