Part of speech:
Not neat and tidy; sloppy.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Not bright or lively; dull, dreary, or monotonous
Shabby, drab, or squalid.
Sheer; utter; unqualified:
(Informal) First-class, esp. in style or manner; elegant; fine
(Slang) Nice, pleasing, fine, etc.
Not clear or resonant:
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