Definition of grimy in English:

grimy

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Pronunciation: /ˈgrʌɪmi
 
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adjective (grimier, grimiest)

Derivatives

grimily

adverb
More example sentences
  • Ian's vision began to brighten only gradually, so that he saw the whiteness - now streaked grimily - of his shirt first and then the light colors of Henry pullover and then the murkily lit basement chamber around him.
  • The Leopard is a picture of Fordian landscapes made grimily tactile through the sweat and dust coating the actors' tanned visages and finely tailored costumes.
  • It could almost have been a film of the old Hammer school - a Hammer film with a better budget, something which allows the presentation of Edinburgh as a grim and grimily realistic Victorian ghetto.

griminess

noun
More example sentences
  • So anyway, I'm having a fun Saturday night - getting annoyed with the griminess of the cooker, so deciding to wipe it down.
  • It wasn't that obvious, what with the griminess, but it was a long lab coat that had at one point been completely white.
  • Glancing at the overall griminess of the place, however, he cast this idea aside.

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