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grime

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noun \ˈgrīm\

Simple Definition of grime

  • : dirt that covers a surface

Full Definition of grime

  1. :  soot, smut, or dirt adhering to or embedded in a surface; broadly :  accumulated dirtiness and disorder

grime transitive verb

Examples of grime

  1. The windows were coated with grime.

  2. <this new product really cuts through grime>



Origin of grime

Middle Dutch grime soot, mask; akin to Old English grīma mask


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with grime


GRIME Defined for Kids

grime

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noun \ˈgrīm\

Definition of grime

  1. :  dirt rubbed into a surface





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