Examples of grimy in a Sentence
this mirror is so grimy you can barely see your reflection in it
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Before the Avalanche, 4-door crew cab pickups were limited to heavy-duty pickups carrying grimy work crews.
Video of the inside of the home shows filthy floors, grimy walls and huge heaps of belongings inside the rooms.
The grimy, grotesque soldiers’ quarters are the opposite of Michael and Dafna’s apartment, a modern vision of gray.
Staying sunny while being exposed to one grimy detail after another is truly testing my fortitude.
The anguished scene that will stay with me for a long while came late, a moment of motherly longing, when Silvia, now grimy, haggard and delirious, thinks about her little boy.
The original is dark and grimy, bass-heavy with a wonky beat.
Today’s smart gadgets can solve so many common problems, from forgetting to close the garage door to cleaning the grimy area under the couch. 1.
Schwarzenegger discovers his gentle-giant side as a man rescuing his grimy, conniving brother from a life of shady business.
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First Known Use of grimy
Synonymsbedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dingy, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, dirty, grotty [chiefly British], grubby, grungy, mucky, muddy, nasty, smudged, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly
Antonymsclean, cleanly, immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, ultraclean, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied
Related Wordscontaminated, defiled, germy, impure, polluted, tainted; insanitary, uncleaned, unsanitary, unsterile, unsterilized, unwashed; greasy, gunky; chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, jumbled, littered, messed, messy, muddled, mussed, mussy, rumpled, scruffy, sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; raunchy, scuzzy [slang], shabby, skanky [slang], sleazy, squalid; collied [chiefly British dialect], crocked [dialect], fuliginous, sooty
Near Antonymsclear, limpid, pure; cleaned, cleansed, combed, groomed, neat, ordered, orderly, tidy; bleached, purified, whitened; bright, flawless, perfect, shiny, sparkling, unspotted, untouched; taintless, unblemished, undefiled, unpolluted, untainted, virgin, wholesome
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