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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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Trends come and go and 90's fashion definitely had its fair share of naysayers - only to come back decades later in all its grunge, rebellious glory.
THE REGRETTES HOW DO YOU LOVE LA punk-pop group The Regrettes' sound is an appealing mash-up of 1950s girl groups, '70s New Wave and '90s grunge, and their second album takes a spiky look at the vintage tropes of love and lust.
If you're a fan of Gwen Stefani-style swagger or Nirvana-esque grunge, then you are going to love Hands Off Gretel.
As the '80s made way for the '90s, it was all plaid shirts, cargo shorts and down-tuned Grunge blowing the stack-heeled Glamsters into the "Where Are They Now?" file.
Head designer Donatella Versace mixed luxury and grunge in a new collection that calls on the Italian fashion house's key iconographic details of past decades.
SPEAKING of heavy metal, or hard grunge at the very least, Alice In Chains are pretty far on the other side of the rock rainbow from Chris de Burgh.
Grunge rockers American rock stars Alice in Chains are kicking off their European tour right here in Renfrewshire.
Drowning in fuzz and feedback, SlowHandClap - vocalist/guitarist Sam Bullock, bassist Dan Coleman and drummer Michael Duckworth - are the latest local band to wear their grunge influences on their flannel shirt sleeves.
I grew up on grunge, punk's younger, pudgier cousin, which provided a different and perhaps calmer type of adolescent music therapy.
| Shambolic - combining the spiky sounds of grunge with the optimistic melodies of Britpop, Huddersfield's own Shambolic will play Record Store Day to launch their new album World Torn Apart.
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.com/) Hypebeast.
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.