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dowdy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dowdy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and dowdy but it was it was my family …”

meanings of dowdy


  1. Plain and unfashionable in style or dress.
  2. Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby.


  1. A plain or shabby person.


  1. A surname​.

dowdy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dowdy occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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