UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

dowdy (adj) untidy; lacking neatness.

A dowdy woman is an unattractive, untidy, and unfashionable woman. She is not neat or smart in appearance. A dowdy dress is very unattractive and unfashionable and even untidy.

  • The fast food joint was managed by a dowdy woman. In spite of her not being smart or neat, the place swarmed with customers and she did earn a lot of profits.
  • The dowdy appearance of the landlady contrasted with that of the smart servant maid in her very neat and fashionable dress.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer