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adj. grun·gi·er, grun·gi·est Informal
In a dirty, rundown, or inferior condition: grungy old jeans.

[Origin unknown.]


(ˈɡrʌndʒɪ) or


adj, -gier or -giest
1. chiefly US and Canadian squalid or seedy
2. (Pop Music) (of pop music) characterized by a loud fuzzy guitar sound


(ˈgrʌn dʒi)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est. Slang.
1. ugly, run-down, or dilapidated.
2. dirty; filthy.
[1965–70, Amer.]
grun′gi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grungy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or sootgrungy - 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"


[ˈgrʌndʒɪ] ADJ (grungier (compar) (grungiest (superl))) (= dirty) → cutre (Sp), roñoso (Mus) → de grunge


adj (inf)mies (inf)
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