grime

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grime

 (grīm)
n.
Black dirt or soot, especially such dirt clinging to or ingrained in a surface.
tr.v. grimed, grim·ing, grimes
To cover with black dirt or soot; begrime.

[Middle English grim; akin to Middle Dutch grīme; see ghrēi- in Indo-European roots.]

grime

(ɡraɪm)
n
1. dirt, soot, or filth, esp when thickly accumulated or ingrained
2. (Pop Music) a genre of music originating in the East End of London and combining elements of garage, hip-hop, rap, and jungle
vb
(tr) to make dirty or coat with filth
[C15: from Middle Dutch grime; compare Flemish grijm, Old English grīma mask]
ˈgrimy adj
ˈgriminess n

grime

(graɪm)

n., v. grimed, grim•ing. n.
1. dirt, soot, or other filthy matter, esp. adhering to or embedded in a surface.
v.t.
2. to cover with dirt; make very dirty; soil.
[1250–1300; < Old English grīma mask, to denote layer of dust; compare dial. Dutch grijm]

grime


Past participle: grimed
Gerund: griming

Imperative
grime
grime
Present
I grime
you grime
he/she/it grimes
we grime
you grime
they grime
Preterite
I grimed
you grimed
he/she/it grimed
we grimed
you grimed
they grimed
Present Continuous
I am griming
you are griming
he/she/it is griming
we are griming
you are griming
they are griming
Present Perfect
I have grimed
you have grimed
he/she/it has grimed
we have grimed
you have grimed
they have grimed
Past Continuous
I was griming
you were griming
he/she/it was griming
we were griming
you were griming
they were griming
Past Perfect
I had grimed
you had grimed
he/she/it had grimed
we had grimed
you had grimed
they had grimed
Future
I will grime
you will grime
he/she/it will grime
we will grime
you will grime
they will grime
Future Perfect
I will have grimed
you will have grimed
he/she/it will have grimed
we will have grimed
you will have grimed
they will have grimed
Future Continuous
I will be griming
you will be griming
he/she/it will be griming
we will be griming
you will be griming
they will be griming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been griming
you have been griming
he/she/it has been griming
we have been griming
you have been griming
they have been griming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been griming
you will have been griming
he/she/it will have been griming
we will have been griming
you will have been griming
they will have been griming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been griming
you had been griming
he/she/it had been griming
we had been griming
you had been griming
they had been griming
Conditional
I would grime
you would grime
he/she/it would grime
we would grime
you would grime
they would grime
Past Conditional
I would have grimed
you would have grimed
he/she/it would have grimed
we would have grimed
you would have grimed
they would have grimed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grime - the state of being covered with unclean thingsgrime - the state of being covered with unclean things
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
Verb1.grime - make soiled, filthy, or dirtygrime - make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
foul - make unclean; "foul the water"
contaminate, pollute, foul - make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
smear - stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
slime - cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"
muddy, muddy up - dirty with mud
splash - soil or stain with a splashed liquid
mud, muck up, muck, mire - soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
crock - soil with or as with crock
blemish, spot - mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"

grime

noun dirt, filth, soot, smut, grot (slang) She washed the grime off her hands.

grime

noun
Foul or dirty matter:
Slang: crud.
Translations
قَذارَه
špína
snavs
szenny
óhreinindi
suodinassuodžiai
kvēpi

grime

[graɪm] Nmugre f, suciedad f

grime

[ˈgraɪm] ncrasse f

grime

nDreck m, → Schmutz m; (sooty) → Ruß m

grime

[graɪm] nsporcizia, sudiciume m

grime

(graim) noun
dirt which is difficult to remove.
ˈgrimy adjective
grimy buildings.
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