Word "DIM" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
lacking in light; not bright or harsh
Synonyms:
subdued
Examples:
a dim light beside the bed

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
Synonyms:
dip

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
make dim by comparison or conceal
Synonyms:
blind

Crossword Clues for DIM

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Clue Source Date
Badly lit Thomas Joseph 04 Aug 2022
___ sum Universal 21 Jul 2022
Dense The Telegraph Quick 06 Jul 2022
Faint Wall Street Journal 25 Jun 2022
Like non-bright lights Family Time 19 Jun 2022
__ sum: bite-sized Chinese fare The Washington Post 08 Jun 2022
__ sum: bite-sized Chinese fare LA Times Daily 08 Jun 2022
Not bright Universal 20 May 2022
Poorly lit LA Times Daily 08 May 2022
Poorly lit The Washington Post 08 May 2022
Badly lit Irish Times Simplex 06 May 2022
Turn down, as lights Universal 01 May 2022
___ sum USA Today 22 Apr 2022
Poorly lit Eugene Sheffer 13 Apr 2022
Not well-lit USA Today 26 Mar 2022
Poorly lit Newsday 20 Mar 2022
Bright's opposite New York Times 14 Mar 2022
Poorly lit Thomas Joseph 03 Mar 2022
Badly lit Eugene Sheffer 24 Feb 2022
Poorly lit Universal 09 Feb 2022
Poorly lit Thomas Joseph 31 Jan 2022
Lower LA Times Daily 14 Jan 2022
Lowly lit Universal 31 Dec 2021
Like light you can barely see in Family Time 22 Nov 2021
Not so bright Premier Sunday 21 Nov 2021
Poorly lit Thomas Joseph 15 Nov 2021
One investing in Deutschmark? Not bright The Times Cryptic 10 Nov 2021
Faded Canadiana 08 Nov 2021
Unclear in the mind The Times Concise 07 Nov 2021
Faint The Telegraph Quick 11 Oct 2021
Not well-lit Universal 15 Sep 2021
Faint The Washington Post 01 Sep 2021
Faint LA Times Daily 01 Sep 2021
Poorly lit Eugene Sheffer 21 Aug 2021
___ sum Universal 16 Aug 2021
Not bright New York Times 02 Aug 2021
Not well lit The Telegraph Quick 27 Jul 2021
Faint, as light New York Times 26 Jul 2021
Not bright or distinct Irish Times Simplex 20 Jul 2021
Turn down, as lights New York Times 12 Jul 2021
___ sum Universal 17 Jun 2021
Make less bright Canadiana 07 Jun 2021
Grow faint New York Times 23 May 2021
Badly lit Irish Times Simplex 18 May 2021
Not bright or distinct Irish Times Simplex 12 May 2021
Lower, like lights Universal 30 Apr 2021
Badly illuminated The Telegraph Quick 26 Apr 2021
Badly lit Eugene Sheffer 24 Apr 2021
Turn down New York Times 23 Apr 2021
Poorly lit Universal 16 Apr 2021
Hard to make out Wall Street Journal 07 Apr 2021
Murky The Washington Post Sunday 28 Mar 2021
Poorly lit Wall Street Journal 11 Mar 2021
Not too bright Newsday 05 Mar 2021
Like a dungeon Wall Street Journal 04 Mar 2021
Not bright, as a light LA Times Daily 01 Mar 2021
Not bright, as a light The Washington Post 01 Mar 2021
Slow on the uptake Wall Street Journal 25 Feb 2021
Low-wattage New York Times 21 Feb 2021
Much less than brilliant Newsday 13 Feb 2021
Hard to see in LA Times Daily 07 Feb 2021
Hard to see in The Washington Post 07 Feb 2021
Skeptical, as a view The Washington Post 29 Jan 2021
Skeptical, as a view LA Times Daily 29 Jan 2021
Not shining brightly The Washington Post Sunday 10 Jan 2021
Barely seen Newsday 07 Jan 2021
Poorly lit Eugene Sheffer 07 Jan 2021
Poorly lit USA Today 28 Dec 2020
Barely perceptible, say New York Times 24 Dec 2020
Like low lighting Family Time 18 Oct 2020
Make lights less bright Family Time 12 Oct 2020
Not well-lit USA Today 27 Sep 2020
None too swift Wall Street Journal 17 Sep 2020
Poorly lit Newsday 31 Aug 2020
Not bright Universal 23 Aug 2020
Not bright The Telegraph Quick 18 Aug 2020
Badly lit Thomas Joseph 04 Aug 2020
Lacking sufficient lighting USA Today 11 Jul 2020
___-witted New York Times 16 Jun 2020
Not very bright Newsday 29 May 2020
Lower, as lights Wall Street Journal 12 May 2020
Poorly lit Thomas Joseph 12 May 2020
Hard to make out The Washington Post Sunday 10 May 2020
Low, like lights Universal 08 May 2020
Lightly lit Premier Sunday 26 Apr 2020
Barely providing enough light Family Time 12 Apr 2020
Faint Canadiana 13 Jan 2020
Bubbleheaded
Not that bright Family Time 15 Dec 2019
Low-lit Jonesin 19 Nov 2019
Make less bright Universal 10 Nov 2019
Make faint, as lighting Family Time 29 Sep 2019
Imprecisely remembered Wall Street Journal 21 Sep 2019
Not bright The Washington Post 22 Aug 2019
Not bright LA Times Daily 22 Aug 2019
Sharp as a marble USA Today 01 Jul 2019
Poorly lit The Sun Two Speed 30 Jun 2019
Ultimately benighted, the writer is stupid The Sun Two Speed 30 Jun 2019
___-witted Universal 19 Jun 2019
Not the sharpest crayon in the box New York Times 25 May 2019
Like the dawn's early light The Washington Post 03 May 2019
Like the dawn's early light LA Times Daily 03 May 2019
Badly lit The Telegraph Quick 20 Apr 2019
Obscure The Sun Two Speed 30 Mar 2019
Gloomy and slow-witted The Sun Two Speed 30 Mar 2019
Not sharp The Washington Post 21 Mar 2019
Not sharp LA Times Daily 21 Mar 2019
Obscure The Telegraph Quick 14 Mar 2019
Faint The Telegraph Quick 12 Mar 2019
Low-I.Q New York Times 08 Jan 2019
Like the dawn's early light
Not sharp
Low-I.Q.
Not bright
Not the sharpest crayon in the box
Imprecisely remembered
Sharp as a marble
___-witted
Make less bright
A bit thick
Like the light at twilight The Washington Post 19 Dec 2018
Like the light at twilight LA Times Daily 19 Dec 2018
Thickheaded New York Times 16 Dec 2018
Not very bright The Times Concise 07 Dec 2018
Like low-watt bulbs Universal 07 Dec 2018
Not brightly lit Family Time 12 Nov 2018
Indistinct Wall Street Journal 20 Oct 2018
Barely lit Premier Sunday 30 Sep 2018
Barely lit LA Times Daily 23 Sep 2018
Barely lit The Washington Post 23 Sep 2018
Unpromising The Times Concise 23 Sep 2018
Like 10-watt light bulbs New York Times 18 Sep 2018
Reduce in brightness LA Times Daily 17 Sep 2018
Reduce in brightness The Washington Post 17 Sep 2018
Lower, as lights The Washington Post 09 Sep 2018
Lower, as lights LA Times Daily 09 Sep 2018
Not the sharpest knife in the drawer Wall Street Journal 06 Aug 2018
Low-lit The Washington Post 05 Jul 2018
Low-lit LA Times Daily 05 Jul 2018
Lit a bit Newsday 21 Jun 2018
Darken The Telegraph Quick 14 Jun 2018
Given poor mark I'm not very bright The Sun Two Speed 26 May 2018
Badly lit The Washington Post 18 May 2018
Badly lit LA Times Daily 18 May 2018
Lose brightness The Telegraph Quick 12 May 2018
Slow on the uptake USA Today 28 Apr 2018
Murky New York Times 16 Mar 2018
Slow-witted Thomas Joseph 12 Feb 2018
Not very bright light Family Time 05 Feb 2018
Darken The Washington Post Sunday 04 Feb 2018
Darken New York Times 24 Jan 2018
Like low-watt bulbs
Badly lit
Barely lit
Like the light at twilight
Low-lit
Lower, as lights
Reduce in brightness
Skeptical, as a view
Darken
Like 10-watt light bulbs
Murky
Thickheaded
Not bright
Poorly lit
Slow on the uptake
Indistinct
Lower
Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
Poorly lit
Slow on the uptake
A little thick New York Times 19 Dec 2017
Not too bright Wall Street Journal 11 Dec 2017
Muted, as lights New York Times 06 Dec 2017
Darken LA Times Daily 12 Nov 2017
Darken The Washington Post 12 Nov 2017
None too smart Wall Street Journal 09 Nov 2017
Like a low-wattage bulb USA Today 09 Nov 2017
Not well-lit Newsday 22 Oct 2017
Dusky Wall Street Journal 18 Oct 2017
Barely lit Family Time 16 Oct 2017
Dampen, as a headlight Canadiana 04 Sep 2017
Lose luster Premier Sunday 20 Aug 2017
Not bright, as a light Universal 03 Aug 2017
Throw some shade? The Chronicle of Higher Education 07 Jul 2017
With poor visibility, just over half a kilometre? The Times Cryptic 30 Jun 2017
Barely lit New York Times 20 Jun 2017
Poorly lit New York Times 13 Jun 2017
Poorly lit The Washington Post 16 May 2017
Poorly lit LA Times Daily 16 May 2017
Slow to learn The Telegraph Quick 06 May 2017
Not bright Newsday 04 May 2017
A few bricks shy of a load Wall Street Journal 29 Apr 2017
Not very bright The Washington Post 16 Mar 2017
Not very bright LA Times Daily 16 Mar 2017
Opposite of bright New York Times 13 Mar 2017
Lower, as lights Universal 05 Mar 2017
Not even close to bright Universal 13 Feb 2017
Stupid The Telegraph Quick 30 Jan 2017
Turn down a little, as lights Universal 13 Jan 2017
Not very bright
Throw some shade?
Darken
Turn down a little, as lights
Poorly lit
Not bright, as a light
A little thick
Barely lit
Muted, as lights
Opposite of bright
Poorly lit
Like a low-wattage bulb
Not at all sharp New York Times 26 Nov 2016
What's discovered in ultrasound imaging is badly lit Irish Times Crosaire 12 Nov 2016
Barely lit Universal 13 Oct 2016
Not too brainy USA Today 19 Sep 2016
Not very bright Irish Times Simplex 17 Sep 2016
Like distant stars New York Times 10 Sep 2016
Like a low-watt bulb USA Today 06 Aug 2016
Slow-witted The Telegraph Quick 16 Jul 2016
Like a faint light Universal 18 Jun 2016
Indistinct The Telegraph Quick 09 Jun 2016
Not so bright Premier Sunday 22 May 2016
Unpromising Wall Street Journal 20 May 2016
None too brainy Wall Street Journal 10 May 2016
Subdued, as shades Newsday 22 Apr 2016
Rather unlikely Newsday 13 Mar 2016
Lacking light LA Times Daily 08 Mar 2016
Kind of wit or view Universal 23 Feb 2016
Headlight setting USA Today 21 Jan 2016
Lacking luster LA Times Daily 14 Jan 2016
Not at all sharp
Like distant stars
Barely lit
Like a faint light
Lacking luster
Headlight setting
Like a low-watt bulb
Not too brainy
Not well-lit
Lusterless Premier Sunday 27 Dec 2015
Sharp as a bowling ball New York Times 04 Dec 2015
Barely lit Eugene Sheffer 02 Dec 2015
Hardly lit Universal 12 Sep 2015
Not well lit Universal 11 Sep 2015
Not very bright The Telegraph Quick 11 Jul 2015
Clipping small coin is stupid The Times Cryptic 02 Jul 2015
Not brilliant USA Today 19 Jun 2015
Reduce in intensity LA Times Daily 10 May 2015
Dull, as a light Family Time 02 Mar 2015
Hardly bright LA Times Daily 27 Feb 2015
Headlight setting Newsday 15 Feb 2015
Headlight setting
Hardly bright
Reduce in intensity
Not too bright
Sharp as a bowling ball
Lusterless
Hardly lit
Not brilliant
Lower, as lights
Not well lit
Not bright
Faint
Lower, as lights
Faint
What the lights do before the band comes out
Turn down
10-watt, say
Not well-lit
Lacking in brightness
Somewhat dark
Indistinct
lll-lighted
Not bright
Turn down, as lights
Slow-witted
Not brilliant
Not so sharp (and the start of a split order of finger food)
Barely lit
Badly lit
Not well-lit
Not too bright
Not real smart
Slow-witted
Lacking brightness
Like a very low-watt bulb
Shadowy
Faint
Hazy
Poorly lit
Turn down
Slow on the uptake
Not too smart
Not too bright
A few clowns short of a circus
Reduce in intensity
Not too bright
Not very bright, really
Donna Summer "___ All the Lights"
Not so bright
Vaguely viewed
Soul Asylum "Let Your ___ Light Shine"
Lower, as the lights
Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
Hardly promising
Barely shining
Slow on the uptake
Slow-witted Dada song?
Switch to low beams
Not very bright
Lower, as headlights
Lights during Barry White listening session
Not too sharp
Dark
A bit slow
Turn down, in a way
Like a rocker on tour too long, perhaps
Not very bright
Lit just a bit
Hard to read by, as light
Hard to read by, as light
Barely lit
Not very bright
Lower, as lights
Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Bubbleheaded
Lower, as headlights
None too smart
Not real smart
Half-witted
Half-witted
Faint
Lacking light
Empty-headed
Not too smart
On the dark side
Not too bright
Faint
Not too smart
Hard to make out
Not well lit
Headlight setting
Like night-lights
Not well-lit
Unfavorable
Turn down, in a way
Unfavorable
__ sum: Chinese food tidbits
Barely shining
Vague
Obscure
Like 10-watt bulbs
Not too intelligent
Not very bright
Turn down
Rather stupid
Make less bright
Like romantic lighting
Crepuscular
Not very likely
__ sum: Chinese food tidbits
Indistinct
Turn down, as lights
Slow-witted
Not too smart
Lightly lighted
Indistinct
Indistinct
Turn down
Obscure
Not too bright
Unpromising, as a chance
Bleary
Unlikely to happen
Barely lit
Poorly lit
Lacking brightness
Not bright
Lower, in a way
Shadowy
Poorly lit
Make darker
Vague
Darken
Not too bright
Vague
Indistinct
Switch to low beams
Faint
Faint
No rocket scientist
Switch to low beam
Lower the lights
Slow on the uptake
Soften, as lighting
Vague
Indistinct
Turn the lights down
Like some nightclubs
__ bulb (dope)
__ bulb (stupid person)
Lower, as headlights
Slow-witted
Indefinite
Not quite Mensa material
Lower, as lights
Poorly lit
Headlight setting
Lower, as headlights
Poorly lit
Poorly viewed
Faint
Lacking luster
Not very bright, really
Somewhat dark
Lightly lighted
Lightly lighted
Turn down the lights
Kind of wit or view
Not bright
Turn down, as lights
Turn down, as lights
Poorly lit
Lower, as the lights
Just a bit lit
A bit thick
Hard to make out
Moronic
Obscure
Not well lit
Barely remembered
Kind of wit or view
__ bulb (not too bright)
Dumb as a post
Not well-defined
Just a bit lit
Not too brainy
Obscure
Indistinct
Kind of view
Low-beam
None too smart
Not brilliant
Make less bright
Rather lackluster
At wit s beginning
Hard to make out
Make darker
Not too brainy
Lacking light
Turn down, as lights
Not smart
Poorly lit
Lower
Switch to low beam
Switch to low beam
Lower (the lights)
Obtuse
Not too brainy
None too smart
Lusterless
Lower the lights
Hard to discern
Obscure
Indistinct
Like 10-watt bulbs
Use a rheostat
Lower the lights
Lower the lights
Like romantic lights
Stupid
Not too intelligent
___ sum (goodies in a Chinese restaurant)
Hazy
Uncertain
With 38-Down, a Chinese dish
Like a low-watt bulb
Bleary
Misty
Kind of view taken, at times
Ill-lit
Dull, as a light
Feebleminded
Barely visible
Opacate
Vague
Indistinct
Kind of view
Becloud
Lower the beam
Poorly lighted
Faint
Switch to low beam
Ill-lit
Not very bright
Like lovers' lights
Obscure
Cloudy
Darkish
Unclear
Turn down the lights
Headlights setting
Kind of wit
Obfuscated
Auto-light setting
Wane
Headlight switch
Kind of view.
Headlight word.
Indistinct.
Unclear.
Weak.
Vague.
Obscure.
Lusterless.
Not clear.
Dull.
Somewhat dark.
Not brilliant.
In shadow.
Tarnished.
Not clearly seen.
Crepuscular.
Semidark.
Lower the lights.
Kinda stupid
Not bright
Barely turned on
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