Definition of Dingey

1. n. A kind of boat used in the East Indies.



Definition of Dingey

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dinghy) ¹

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Definition of Dingey

1. dinghy [n -GEYS] - See also: dinghy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dingey

dingbat
dingbats
dingbatter
dingbatters
dingdong
dingdonged
dingdonging
dingdongs
dinge
dinged
dinged-up
dingers
dinges
dingeses
dingey (current term)
dingeys
dinghies
dinghy
dingier
dingies
dingiest
dingily
dinginess
dinginesses
dinging
dingle
dingle-dangle
dingle runs
dingleberries

Literary usage of Dingey

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1. The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus by Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood, John Bull (1825)
"dingey. Formerly ; but now he deals in manuscript sermons, ... dingey, give him a shilling for this. I hope no other paper has got it? and all Europe soon ..."

2. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy": From London to Paris, and by Havre by John MacGregor (1880)
"A question—Day—Good-bye, dingey !—Dungeness— A nap. THE barometer mounted steadily all Sunday, so we resolved to start next morning at break of day. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Founding and Dictionary of Foundry Terms Used in the by Simpson Bolland (1894)
"... Pottsville, Pa., and PS dingey, author of "Machinery Pattern-making-," Chicago, 111. While the several mechanical contrivances for regulating pitch, ..."

4. Six months in Ascension, an unscientific account of a scientific expedition by Isabel Sarah B. Gill (1880)
"An uninviting dingey.—A slippery footing on Ascension.—A kindly welcome.—"The Thing."—The beauty of perfect ugliness.—The Captain's Cottage. ..."

5. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy, from London to Paris and Back by Havre by John MacGregor (1868)
"Overfalls — Thoughts — Thunder — A question—Day—Good-bye, dingey!—Dungeness— A nap. THE barometer mounted steadily all Sunday, so we resolved to start next ..."

6. Reminiscences of Twenty-five Years' Yachting in Australia: An Essay on Manly by Sir William Henry Bundey (1888)
"It appears that on the evening in question Mr. Justice Boucaut was fishing in his dingey on the well-known grounds at Black Point, but without much sport ..."

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