In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.
Neither man is a dim bulb, and neither is unfamiliar with the players.
She dresses in bright costumes and adopts an over-the-top persona, but still reads as dim and normal.
While his renewed exposure to justice may dim his current glow, retirement has clearly brought out the best in him.
It will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world.
He was looking at the window-panes with his dim expressionless eyes.
But now some dim perception of this truth began to wake in her.
Instead, she saw the dim white bulk of the sleeping stallion.
Before his book appeared in 1890 the sonnets lay in the dim light of guess-work.
He bent over the animal, which raised its dim eyes to his and licked at his hands.
Old English dimm "dark, gloomy, obscure," from Proto-Germanic *dimbaz (cf. Old Norse dimmr, Old Frisian dim, Old High German timber "dark, black, somber"). Not known outside Germanic. Slang sense of "stupid" is from 1892. Related: Dimly; dimness.
c.1200, perhaps in Old English, from dim (adj.). Related: Dimmed; dimming.
Latin dimidius (half)
Stupid; uncomprehending: Anybody who pays to watch these teams has to be considered just a bit dim (1892+)