Definition of grungy
1 : shabby or dirty in character or condition
2 : characteristic of grunge music or fashion
Examples of grungy in a Sentence
After working in the garden all day, I felt sweaty and grungy.
a grungy pair of jeans
Recent Examples of grungy from the Web
Metrorail and Metromover’s grungy stations reflected county funding shortages.
The New Studio System Rocket Science's Berkeley design facility, located in a spacious four-bay warehouse in the grungy industrial flatlands, hums along like some futuristic movie studio where the soundstages reside in computer terminals.
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Origin and Etymology of grungy
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
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