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GRIMY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grimy mean? 

GRIMY (adjective)
  The adjective GRIMY has 1 sense:

1. thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

  Familiarity information: GRIMY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRIMY (adjective)


Sense 1grimy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

Synonyms:

begrimed; dingy; grimy; grungy; grubby; raunchy

Context examples:

a miner's begrimed face / dingy linen / grimy hands / grubby little fingers / a grungy kitchen

Similar:

dirty; soiled; unclean (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime)


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