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Definitions of dowdy:
  • noun:   deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
  • noun:   British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
  • adjective:   primly out of date
  • adjective:   lacking in smartness or taste
    Example: "A dowdy gray outfit"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1875)

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