grungy

adjective grun·gy \ ˈgrən-jē \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of grungy

grungier; grungiest
1 : shabby or dirty in character or condition
2 : characteristic of grunge music or fashion

Examples of grungy in a Sentence

  1. After working in the garden all day, I felt sweaty and grungy.

  2. a grungy pair of jeans

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Origin and Etymology of grungy

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