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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.

Usage examples (33)
  • The story of victory of Jamal in grimy settings touches the basest emotions in man.
  • He stayed based in grimy Marseilles, instead of resettling in Paris and becoming part of its scene and myth.
  • Winston could not remember ever to have seen a passageway whose walls were not grimy from the contact of human bodies.
  • He entered a large office, very grimy, which is the proper condition of a place where documents concerning coal are dealt with. for more
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