Dingiest
Dingy Din"gy (d[i^]n"j[y^]), a. [Compar. {Dingier}; superl. {Dingiest}.] [Prob. fr. dung. Cf. {Dungy}.] Soiled; sullied; of a dark or dusky color; dark brown; dirty. ``Scraps of dingy paper.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] ||

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