grungy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj grungy thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot "a miner's begrimed face","dingy linen","grimy hands","grubby little fingers","a grungy kitchen"
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Quotations

  • Liam Gallagher
    Liam Gallagher
    “Americans want grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head on stage. They get a bright bunch like us, with deodorant on, they don't get it.”

Usage

In literature:

Would there be more loitering men in grungy brown shirts waiting to watch my every move?
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

" As Homme 's grungy tattooed fingers lovingly stroke the new CD, he explains, "It's dedicated to get you on the dance floor and keep you on the dance floor … forever.
The decor at Woodside Café borders on the grungy, overlaid with a few Nepalese artifacts.
Seattle's own Pris explodes with infectious melodies set over grungy pop rock guitar.
Gator-filled swamps, an ultra-grungy murderer, racial undertones and a sexually charged atmosphere make up the tense and lurid world of The Paperboy.
I'm wearing my grungy sweat pants and torn Oakland Raiders T-shirt as I write this column in my home office on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
INTERVIEWS Of Montreal's Grungy 'Dumb Acre ' Rarity Calls for Happiness and Love.
John Mayer's grungy mane is long gone.
INTERVIEWS Of Montreal's Grungy ' Dumb Acre' Rarity Calls for Happiness and Love.
The fishing pier is popular with tourists, but not just for ogling the grungy fishermen at work.
INTERVIEWS Of Montreal's Grungy 'Dumb Acre' Rarity Calls for Happiness and Love.
Canada's Our Lady Peace first garnered some attention with their driving, grungy tune "Starseed" back in the mid- '90s.
Nirvana's gritty (but not grungy) DNA is all over the buzzy din.
Free of shimmer and shine, this blue is more grungy than little-girlie.
This two-story nightclub is alternately grungy or glamorous depending on the event and the crowd.
Rolling in crunchy leaves and grungy fields never fails to fulfill the 2-year-old dog's idea of living the good life in the great outdoors.
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