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adj. germ·i·er, germ·i·est
Full of germs.

germ′i·ness n.


adj, germier or germiest
full of germs


(ˈdʒɜr mi)

adj. germ•i•er, germ•i•est.
full of germs.
germ′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.germy - full of germs or pathological microorganisms; "the water in New York harbor is oily and dirty and germy"
infected, septic - containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms; "a septic sore throat"; "a septic environment"; "septic sewage"
germfree - free from germs or pathogenic organisms; sterile; "a germfree environment"
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Gerba, men's wallets were the single most germy item in any office -- four times germier than women's purses -- the item even the researchers were betting would come in at the top.
Other findings: * Germiest workplace surfaces overall: 1) phone; 2) keyboard; 3) computer mouse and 4) desktop * Men's wallets were the single most germy item in any office, four times germier than women's purses.
In fact, the study results found that four times as many households had bathroom sinks that were germier than kitchen countertops.