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dingus

1. One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a dingus.
2. A name for a gadget or thing whose actual name has, typically, been forgotten. Hand me that dingus or whatever it's called, will you?
3. vulgar slang A penis. I don't want to see your dingus—pull up your pants!

dingy

1. adjective Crazy, wild, or strange. There's a guy on our corner who shouts about the end of the world; I think he's a little dingy.
2. noun, vulgar slang A penis. I don't want to see your dingy—pull up your pants!

dingus

1. n. a thing or gadget. I have a little dingus that helps me clean venetian blinds.
2. and dingy n. the penis; the male thing. (Usually objectionable.) Jimmy, shake your dingus and put it away!

dingy

verb
See dingus

dingy

(ˈdɪŋi)
1. mod. loony; giddy. That friend of yours sure does act dingy sometimes.
2. Go to dingus.
References in classic literature ?
Here and there would be a bridge crossing a filthy creek, with hard-baked mud shores and dingy sheds and docks along it; here and there would be a railroad crossing, with a tangle of switches, and locomotives puffing, and rattling freight cars filing by; here and there would be a great factory, a dingy building with innumerable windows in it, and immense volumes of smoke pouring from the chimneys, darkening the air above and making filthy the earth beneath.
His son obeyed, and the crowd approached; they were bawling and hissing round a dingy hearse and dingy mourning coach, in which mourning coach there was only one mourner, dressed in the dingy trappings that were considered essential to the dignity of the position.
At the end of the yard a dark mass, tinted with a dingy blue by the morning dawn, rose before him, its dark outlines standing out in contrast to the houses already illuminated by the pale light of early morning.
Some faint attempts she had made with blue ribbon, to freshen the appearance of a dingy curtain, she now saw to be piteous.
Paint us an angel, if you can, with a floating violet robe, and a face paled by the celestial light; paint us yet oftener a Madonna, turning her mild face upward and opening her arms to welcome the divine glory; but do not impose on us any aesthetic rules which shall banish from the region of Art those old women scraping carrots with their work-worn hands, those heavy clowns taking holiday in a dingy pot-house, those rounded backs and stupid weather-beaten faces that have bent over the spade and done the rough work of the world--those homes with their tin pans, their brown pitchers, their rough curs, and their clusters of onions.
Meanwhile, in Worcestershire, driver Chris Clayton sat atop his submerged 4x4 on a flooded road at Tenbury Wells until put in a dingy by rescuers.
AT LEAST five people drowned when a dingy sank off an eastern Aegean island with 20 illegal immigrants on board, the Greek coast guard said.
A coroner at the time of Wood's death concluded the screen siren had died by accident when she attempted to board a dingy off the Splendour but fell and drowned.