Dowdy

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quite outmoded or unfashionable

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British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)

deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust

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lacking in smartness or taste

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primly out of date

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AS the dowdiest Desperate Housewife on Wisteria Lane, actress Felicity Huffman does not get many opportunities to flaunt her womanly charms.
True to the rigorous research methodology and invigorating teaching style of Jim Collins, Good to Great teaches how even the dowdiest of companies can make the leap to outperform market leaders the likes of Coca-Cola, Intel and General Electric.
Perhaps our dowdiest bird,it has one of the most evocative ``songs'' in the countryside,and this is a good time of the year to look for these bulky buntings.
However, as Anna Matthews shows this week, even the dowdiest decor can be given a dashing new look with a little bit of design and some careful planning.