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grunge

 (grŭnj)
n.
1. Informal Filth; dirt.
2. Rock music that incorporates elements of punk rock and heavy metal, often expressing a bleak or nihilistic outlook.

[Back-formation from grungy.]

grunge

(ɡrʌndʒ)
n
1. slang US dirt or rubbish
2. (Music, other) a style of rock music originating in the US in the late 1980s, featuring a distorted guitar sound
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a deliberately untidy and uncoordinated fashion style
[C20: possibly a coinage imitating grime + sludge]

grunge

(grʌndʒ)

n. Slang.
1. dirt; filth; rubbish.
2. something of inferior quality.
3. a style or fashion derived from a movement in rock music: in fashion characterized by unkempt clothing and in music by aggressive, nihilistic songs.
[1960–65; expressive coinage]

grunge

A fusion of rock and punk music that became popular in the 1990s.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grunge - the state of being covered with unclean thingsgrunge - the state of being covered with unclean things
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary

grunge

noun dirt, muck, filth, grime, grot (slang) cleaning the grunge from under the microwave
Translations

grunge

[ˈgrʌndʒ] n (= musical style) → grunge m

grunge

nGrunge nt

grunge

[grʌndʒ] n (Mus) → grunge m; (style) → moda grunge
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FRIDAY BELFAST FANGCLUB, THE WOOD BURNING SAVAGES Dublin grunge rockers Fangclub hit Belfast and the intimate venue that is McHughs.
Grunge, at least for me, felt as though it was created for young adults going through something, or searching for something, which is maybe just how certain music speaks to certain youths anyway, regardless of genre.
In a nod to grunge bands like Sonic Youth and Nirvana, the collection will include a range of apparel including T-shirts, coach jackets, hats and hoodies, according to a news release from (https://hypebeast.
Sfera offers a range of grunge essentials such as skinny trousers, biker jackets, plaid shirts, ripped denim jeans, subtle lingerie and combat boots that can be customized with embellishments, patches, or pins.
Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge is recommended for both prior readers of the Monster Hunter sci-fi detective series and newcomers, who will find it easy to step into the story of an ex- Marine, Chad, who is charged with a mission from Heaven that pucks him from death's grip and sends him back to Earth in search of a sign.
Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge is recommended for both prior readers of the Monster Hunter sci-fi detective series and newcomers, who will find it easy to step into the story of an ex-Marine, Chad, who is charged with a mission from Heaven that pucks him from death's grip and sends him back to Earth in search of a sign.
The '90s grunge fashion trend was defined and shaped by the major bands of the decade, and none more so than Nirvana.
The single is a concoction of stop-start riffs and fiery grunge dynamics topped of with Vant's coolly composed vocal delivery.
The former frontman of Seattle grunge band Soundgarden said in a statement that he had changed the spelling before the album's original release "after I listened to some bad advice.
HEY are bringing Yorkshire grunge to the streets of Huddersfield.
Against the backdrop of Generation X's cultural icons--Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, the grunge scene--Maggie, struggling to find her place in the seaside town, survives on care packages from her beloved but troubled Uncle Kevin, a 20-something rocker.
We caught up with bass player John Leven to talk grunge, staying connected to new music and why the band have gone back to their roots…