grubbiness


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grub·by

 (grŭb′ē)
adj. grub·bi·er, grub·bi·est
1. Dirty; grimy: grubby old work clothes. See Synonyms at dirty.
2. Infested with grubs.
3. Contemptible; despicable: has a grubby way of treating others.

grub′bi·ly adv.
grub′bi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grubbiness - the state of being grimy
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary

grubbiness

noun
The condition or state of being dirty:
Translations
قذاره، وسَخ
umouněnost
snavsethed
óhreinindi, skítur
kirlilikpislik

grubbiness

[ˈgrʌbɪnɪs] Nsuciedad f

grubbiness

n
(= dirtiness)Dreckigkeit f; (of person, clothes, house)Schmuddeligkeit f (inf)
(fig: = sordidness) → Schmutzigkeit f

grubbiness

[ˈgrʌbɪnɪs] nsporcizia

grubby

(ˈgrabi) adjective
dirty. a grubby little boy.
ˈgrubbiness noun
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It's a clear spray and dissolves all grubbiness away in a flash, putting those old, chalky sprays to shame.
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