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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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The grimiest, worst part, though, I would say, is the food.
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But St Anne's has become an eyesore and must be the grimiest church in the Midlands.
Now, to escape the brutal reality of life in Auschwitz, Shomer spends his nights imagining another world -- a world where a disgraced former dictator now known only as Wolf ekes out a miserable existence as a low-rent private eye in London's grimiest streets.
If a salesman is only out there "on a smile and a shoeshine," as Willy Loman would have it, DiCaprio's young Belfort is out there on a smile as scintillating as the light of a thousand suns, and with a shoeshine that could make the grimiest coal-miner's loafers glow like green-and-white gold.
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Chavez's "humanitarian credentials quickly came into question" because of his alliances "with the grimiest of dictators in the Arab world," wrote Layelle Saad, Gulf Cooperation Council / Middle East editor at Gulf News.