One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she had serviceable but dowdy clothes’
unfashionable, frumpish, frumpy, drab, dull, old-fashioned, outmoded, out of style, not smart, inelegant, badly dressed, ill-dressed, shabby, scruffy, faded, untidy, dingy, frowzy
informal sad, tacky
British informal mumsy
NZ Australian informal daggy
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