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grim·y

 (grī′mē)
adj. grim·i·er, grim·i·est
Covered or smudged with grime. See Synonyms at dirty.

grim′i·ly adv.
grim′i·ness n.

grim•y

(ˈgraɪ mi)

adj. grim•i•er, grim•i•est.
covered with grime; dirty.
[1605–15]
grim′i•ly, adv.
grim′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grimy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or sootgrimy - 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"

grimy

adjective dirty, polluted, filthy, soiled, foul, grubby, sooty, unclean, grotty (slang), smutty, scuzzy (slang), begrimed, skanky (slang) a grimy industrial city

grimy

adjective
Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities:
Translations
قَذِر، وَسِخ
špinavý
beskidt
óhreinn, skítugur

grimy

[ˈgraɪmɪ] ADJ (grimier (compar) (grimiest (superl))) → mugriento, sucio

grimy

[ˈgraɪmi] adj [house, town] → sale; [hands] → crasseux/euse

grimy

adjschmutzig, dreckig; clothes alsoverdreckt; (= greasy)schmierig; (= blackened with soot) city, buildingverrußt

grimy

[ˈgraɪmɪ] adjsudicio/a, sporco/a

grime

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