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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
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dingy

(ˈdɪŋi)
1. mod. loony; giddy. That friend of yours sure does act dingy sometimes.
2. Go to dingus.
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When dissolved in water, these persalts generate hydrogen peroxide, which is able to oxidatively destroy natural colorants present in stains, dirt and dinginess.
Significantly, The Pallasades shopping centre - frequently highlighted as a key reason for the dinginess of the current New Street layout - will remain above much of the expanded concourse level.
Dinginess of fabrics: Use 3 tablespoons of Bar Keepers Friend in your washing machine (Bar Keepers Friend contains no phosphates and dissolves grease and dirt).
Most critics believe that the town of Clichy--its dinginess, downtrodden inhabitants, and despair figures into the novel as the fictional town of La Garenne-Rancy, where an important episode takes place.
That said, we didn't have to wait for Waters to make us chortle: Witness Mel Bochner's hilarious cast list Minimal Art--The Movie, a 1966 drawing, which figured at MOCA among the artist's bibelotesque models, humorous themselves in their dinginess and kindergarten math.
acquiescence in dinginess was evidence of stupidity; and there were moments when, in the consciousness of her own power to look and to be so exactly what the occasion required, she almost felt that other girls were plain and inferior from choice.
Newcomers entering Port Authority bus terminal "are delivered into dinginess," a condition that is soon internalized: "His brain gets so dingy sometimes.
This thoroughness whose traditions have become so reflective, your distinction is merely a quill at the bottom of the sea tracing forever the fabulous alarms of the mute so that in the limpid tosses of your violet dinginess a pus appears and lingers like a groan from the collar of a reproachful tree whose needles are tired of howling.
The man's thoughts settle on details of a mundane life, characterized by dinginess and boredom.
I saw this riding north from Hermosillo, the dust-grimy dinginess of big Mexican cities, hazy with stinking emissions, littered by a general attitude that embraces flinging trash without guilt.
29) Robin Beaty argues that Lily becomes an "increasingly sentimental heroine" as the novel progresses--"a much less complex being than the vain, charming, undependable woman with a horror of dinginess who inhabits most of the novel" ("Lilies that Fester: Sentimentality in The House of Mirth," College Literature 14 [1987]: 267).
Tell parents that they should expect a period of regression, dinginess, and excessive dependence, children may need the reassurance of the physical caregiving of infancy.
Reflecting on its size and dinginess, I conceded that it would surely be impossible for such a small factory to pay the full fine and ventured that perhaps they could vie for a reduced fine.
Glazed roof and walls transmit light into the ground floor concourse and down to the platforms below, mitigating the sense of dinginess and claustrophobia so often associated with London's existing tube stations.
I finished MacKinnon's book on the downtown subway, and as I left the subway station, I was eager for something different--for different words, a balance, a text to recolor the dinginess that this mix of MacKinnon and the city had produced.