dowy









dowy


dowy [dou-ee, doh-ee] adjective Scot. and North England.

  1. dowie.

dowie or dow·y [dou-ee, doh-ee] adjective Scot. and North England.

  1. dull; melancholy; dismal.

Origin of dowie 1500–10; variant of dolly, equivalent to dull + -ly Related formsdow·i·ly, adverbdow·i·ness, noun

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