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
A landmark in hillbilly horror, Tobe Hooper’s grungy 1974 slasher classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre has so far spawned seven sequels and reboots of variable quality.
There's a sleek, cold interiors out of a Samsung ad, a grungy black-and-white cityscape, and even a technicolor Star Trek-esque space ship.
In doing so, the group hopes to attract more tourists, shoppers and diners to a street that — because of the elevated tracks' canyonlike effect — many visitors to the city see as dark, grungy and imposing.
Attire is country club casual and/or grungy YMCA chic.
Amirpour’s own grungy desert dust-ride is more meandering and less immediate in its impact.
And the flannel now has its own special spot in the bathroom, in a location where houseguests won’t mistake it for a hand towel and rub their grungy hands all over it.
But the city’s best chefs have overhauled the grungy former wholesale district with chic brasseries, new-wave bistros, and low-key fish shacks that even the locals are lining up for.
Parts of the West Wing can feel grungy and old, and look as if they have been repainted far too often.
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Origin and Etymology of grungy
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
Synonymsbedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dingy, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, grotty [chiefly British], grubby, dirty, 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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