Definition of dimpsy in English:

dimpsy

adjective

SW English
  • Denoting the soft or dim light characteristic of twilight or dusk.

    ‘the dimpsy light of early evening’
    ‘they were driving home across Bodmin Moor and the light was dimpsy’
    ‘I hate cycling in this dimpsy half light’

noun

mass nounSW English
  • Twilight or dusk.

    ‘at dimpsy, she heard the blackbirds scolding the wood owls’

Origin

Late 17th century (as noun): originally as dimps, perhaps from dim.

Pronunciation

dimpsy

/ˈdɪmpsi/