Examples of grubby in a Sentence
He lives in a grubby little apartment.
clean off those grubby hands before you touch anything
Recent Examples of grubby from the Web
The punk influence has spread to the scene’s visual decor: The general style frequently evokes grubby basement shows, and artists often sport black T-shirts emblazoned with the logos of punk and metal bands like Bad Brains, Slayer and Metallica.
D and author of the parenting book Ignore It!, was fed up with the middle school's policy — especially after staff gave her child a pair of grubby shorts to change into.
Yet the overall effect has a grubby, tacky splendor.
On lines with busy routes, some people are weary of not finding a seat on Caltrain and grubby riding conditions and crime on BART.
Grabby, grubby little hands can make fast work of delicate books, ripping pages and tearing dust jackets not with malice but with enthusiasm.
Filming the streetwise action and the colorful, caustic language from Jo Swerling’s script, the director, Frank Borzage, finds sanctified tenderness in the poignant absurdities and grubby brutalities of gutter-level striving.
Hardy previously told Esquire U.K. The London of Taboo is filthy, full of grubby people with rough skin and questionable motives.
There are mud rooms at either entrance, perfect for storing hazmat garb, space suits, and trekking poles, plus whatever grubby boots have been sliced and diced while exploring those lava tubes and caves.
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First Known Use of grubby
GRUBBY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grubby for English Language Learners
: dirty or messy
GRUBBY Defined for Kids
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