grun·gy adjective \ˈgrən-jē\
: shabby or dirty in character or condition
: characteristic of grunge music or fashion
Examples of GRUNGY
- After working in the garden all day, I felt sweaty and grungy.
- a grungy pair of jeans
Origin of GRUNGY
First Known Use: 1965
Related to GRUNGY
- bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dingy, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, grotty [chiefly British], grubby, dirty, mucky, muddy, nasty, smudged, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly
- clean, cleanly, immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, ultraclean, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied
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