dowly

dowly

(ˈdaʊlɪ)
adj
dialect Northern English dull; low-spirited; dismal
[perhaps from Old English dol dull]
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We are a peace loving people," said Abdul Rahman Al Dowly.
Northern phrases such as charver, dowly, chog, trabs and slutch are among 45,000 new official Scrabble words that were unveiled by HarperCollins yesterday.
Ant and Dec are also known to kick back with a game of Scrabble and will be pleased to be able to use those Northern regional words such as charver, chog, dowly, kerky, oller, slart, slutch, trabs and yoker.