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grunge

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noun \ˈgrənj\

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. 1 :  one that is grungy

  2. 2 :  rock music incorporating elements of punk rock and heavy metal; also :  the untidy fashions typical of fans of grunge

grung·er \ˈgrən-jər\ noun

Examples of grunge

  1. I'm a fan of grunge.

  2. I cleared the grunge out of the drains.



Origin of grunge

back-formation from grungy


First Known Use: 1965

Rhymes with grunge


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