Simple Definition of grunge
: a type of loud rock music that was popular especially in the early 1990s; also : the fashions associated with this type of music
: heavy dirt
Full Definition of grunge
1 : one that is grungy
2 : rock music incorporating elements of punk rock and heavy metal; also : the untidy fashions typical of fans of grunge
Examples of grunge in a sentence
I'm a fan of grunge.
I cleared the grunge out of the drains.
Origin of grunge
back-formation from grungy
First Known Use: 1965
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