begrime

verb be·grime \ bi-ˈgrīm , bē- \

Definition of begrime

begrimed; begriming
transitive verb
1 :to make dirty with grime

Examples of begrime in a Sentence

  1. years of spattered mud had thoroughly begrimed the mailbox by the side of the road

First Known Use of begrime

circa 1556

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