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We found 30 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word dowdy:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. dowdy: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. dowdy: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. dowdy: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Dowdy, dowdy: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. dowdy: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. dowdy: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Dowdy, dowdy: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. dowdy: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Dowdy: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. dowdy: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. dowdy: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. dowdy: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Dowdy, dowdy: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. dowdy: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. dowdy: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. dowdy: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Dowdy: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. dowdy: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. dowdy: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. dowdy: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. dowdy: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. dowdy: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. dowdy: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. dowdy: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. Dowdy, dowdy: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. dowdy: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dowdy: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Dowdy: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (dowdy)

noun:  deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
noun:  British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
adjective:  primly out of date
adjective:  lacking in smartness or taste ("A dowdy gray outfit")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1875)

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Phrases that include dowdy:   apple pan dowdy, dowdy smack, j.r. dick dowdy park, john dowdy, shoo-fly pie and apple pan dowdy

Words similar to dowdy:   dowdier, dowdies, dowdiest, dowdily, dowdiness, dowdyish, frumpish, frumpy, pandowdy, tacky, more...

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