grungy

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grun·gy

 (grŭn′jē)
adj. grun·gi·er, grun·gi·est Informal
In a dirty, rundown, or inferior condition: grungy old jeans.

[Origin unknown.]

grungy

(ˈɡrʌndʒɪ) or

grungey

adj, -gier or -giest
1. chiefly US and Canadian squalid or seedy
2. (Pop Music) (of pop music) characterized by a loud fuzzy guitar sound

grun•gy

(ˈgrʌn dʒi)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est. Slang.
1. ugly, run-down, or dilapidated.
2. dirty; filthy.
[1965–70, Amer.]
grun′gi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grungy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or sootgrungy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
Translations

grungy

[ˈgrʌndʒɪ] ADJ (grungier (compar) (grungiest (superl))) (= dirty) → cutre (Sp), roñoso (Mus) → de grunge

grungy

adj (inf)mies (inf)
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Other types on the street include goths clad in black; punks, skaters or grungies, who are all very scruffy compared to the average charver.
One burst from an AK-47 or an incoming RPG could turn the Grungies into colanders and anyone in them to salad dressing," he writes at one point in his inquiry into the October 1993 firefight in Mogadishu that killed 18 American soldiers.