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

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“Begrimed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begrimed. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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