Definition of dowdiness in English:

dowdiness

noun

  • See dowdy

    • ‘She made me feel ashamed of my relative dowdiness.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Camogie's image of dowdiness is largely a thing of the past and glamour has its place in the game’
    • ‘They know nothing of the authentic scent of dust and dowdiness.’

Pronunciation

dowdiness

/ˈdaʊdɪnəs/