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
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.
The veteran producer based out of Calif. is closing in on the big 4-0, but continues to enamor bass music fans with core-shaking records that hop between his melodic side and grungy dubstep instincts.
Others are a more modern kind of rider, trendy on their cafe racers and sporting attire that wouldn’t be out of place in a grungy fashion shoot.
Metrorail and Metromover’s grungy stations reflected county funding shortages.
But despite being an overt attempt to capture the zeitgeist of Seattle’s grunge scene, Singles is really a romantic comedy revolving around two yuppies, played by the very un-grungy Kyra Sedgwick and Campbell Scott.
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Origin and Etymology of grungy
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
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