"dowdier" in the adjective sense
lacking in smartness or taste
"a dowdy grey outfit"
"a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room"
2. dowdy, frumpy, frumpish
primly out of date
"nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game"
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