Definition of dowdiness in English:

dowdiness

noun

See dowdy

  • ‘The Bridgwater end is probably the least attractive, showing more than its fair share of the graffiti, discarded trash and general dowdiness of a run-down town.’
  • ‘The warm practical clothes of winter whose sole functions were to provide warmth and comfort are shed as their weight and dowdiness becomes unbearable.’
  • ‘She made me feel ashamed of my relative dowdiness.’
  • ‘They know nothing of the authentic scent of dust and dowdiness.’
  • ‘Camogie's image of dowdiness is largely a thing of the past and glamour has its place in the game’

Pronunciation

dowdiness

/ˈdaʊdɪnəs/