begrimed

adjective
be·​grimed | \ bi-ˈgrīmd How to pronounce begrimed (audio) , bē-\

Definition of begrimed

: made dirty or grimy : covered with grime The images in the newspaper and magazine photographs and on the television evening news programs were the begrimed and haggard faces of Marines in peril.— Neil Sheehan … a dismal collection of black, begrimed old pictures, rotting from their frames …— Wilkie Collins

First Known Use of begrimed

1865, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about begrimed

Dictionary Entries near begrimed

begowk

be great at

begrime

begrimed

begrudge

begrudging

begrutch

Statistics for begrimed

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for begrimed

The first known use of begrimed was in 1865

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on begrimed

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for begrimed

Comments on begrimed

What made you want to look up begrimed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a device or gadget

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!