Dowdy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dowdy

unstylish, especially in reference to apparel

Examples of Dowdy in a sentence

The clothes I was wearing were apparently too dowdy for the popular kids to acknowledge them, but I really didn’t care for their sense of style.  🔊

If you are going to a dance or similar event, you should wear something fashionable instead of something dowdy.  🔊

At a fancy party, a t-shirt and shorts could be considered dowdy while a suit or tuxedo would be stylish.  🔊

At one time bell bottoms were considered very stylish, but thankfully we now see them as dowdy, the exact opposite.  🔊

You should not wear a dowdy outfit if you are looking to make an impression on someone, as a fashionable outfit would serve that purpose better.  🔊

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