Examples of grime in a Sentence
The windows were coated with grime.
this new product really cuts through grime
Recent Examples of grime from the Web
In a new video with Lad Bible, the Oscar-winning actress gets a rap lesson from UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle.
This includes bacteria, dirt, grime, excess oil, and environmental toxins.
But that has not stopped Bell from worrying that some of the grime that gathers on the ground here is not from construction, but residue of ash from the 2001 attack, even around the newest buildings.
There is groove and grime and grit aplenty, no matter what your week or musical styles.
The new technology brings out the tiny details of grime on a soldier’s ear, foam on the ocean, bootprints in the sand.
Unlike the steel, oil and coal monopolies of the 19th century that out of grime and smoke created the sinews of a growing America, Silicon Valley gave us shiny, clean, green and fun pods, pads and phones.
Instead of creating a separate shampoo and conditioner, Marajó combined the two into one product that washes away dirt and grime while leaving hair touchably soft and smooth.
The rounded brick walls of the muggy, 3-foot-high, pitch-black tunnel were thick with sopping-wet grime.
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Origin and Etymology of grime
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscrud, dirt, filth, gunk, muck, smut, soil
Related Wordsscum, sewage, sewerage, slime, sludge, swill; dross, dust [British], garbage, junk, litter, refuse, rubbish, scrap, trash, waste; crock [dialect], soot; dinginess, dirtiness, dustiness, filthiness, foulness, griminess, grubbiness, nastiness, squalidness, uncleanliness, uncleanness
Near Antonymscleanliness, cleanness
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