grunge

noun \ ˈgrənj \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of grunge

1 :one that is grungy
2 :rock music incorporating elements of punk rock and heavy metal; also :the untidy fashions typical of fans of grunge

grunger

\ˈgrən-jər\ noun

Examples of grunge in a Sentence

  1. I'm a fan of grunge.

  2. I cleared the grunge out of the drains.

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Origin and Etymology of grunge

back-formation from grungy


GRUNGE Defined for English Language Learners

grunge

noun

Definition of grunge for English Language Learners

  • : a type of loud rock music that was popular especially in the early 1990s; also : the fashions associated with this type of music

  • : heavy dirt


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