Synonyms for dowdy


1. Dowding, Hugh Dowding, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, Dowdy
usage: British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
2. dowdy, pandowdy, pastry
usage: deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust


1. dowdy, styleless (vs. stylish), unstylish
usage: lacking in smartness or taste; "a dowdy grey outfit"; "a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room"
2. dowdy, frumpy, frumpish, unfashionable (vs. fashionable), unstylish
usage: primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game"
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