Definition of begrime in English:


Line breaks: be|grime
Pronunciation: /bɪˈɡrʌɪm


[with object] (often as adjective begrimed)
Blacken with ingrained dirt: begrimed deckhands
More example sentences
  • The habitations are begrimed with smut and dirt.
  • He wore the same blackened ring-shirt and dark clothing as when he had left, but now they and he were begrimed and streaked with dirt.
  • In the intervening two decades, equipment had become more portable; pictures could be taken in the thick of battle; civilian victims and exhausted begrimed soldiers could be studied close up.

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