verb (used with object), grimed, grim·ing.
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Origin of grime
OTHER WORDS FROM grimeun·grimed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for grime
A machine-washable dog coat will protect your big dog from dirt, grime, and moisture while still being easy to clean and reset for the next adventure.
It’s powerful, too, using high-powered suction and rubber brushes that are tailored to lift pet hair and thick grime off of a variety of surfaces.
Cars have national attributes and GM wants their luxury line to grab the glitz of New York instead of the grime of Detroit.
Restorers completed a 12-year project in 1998 that cleaned decades of grime from the ceiling.
That grime came from the cigarette smoke of millions of commuters.
“I am looking to get into the grime rap UK scene,” he told The Sun.
Faith may bolster the ascetic, but boredom wears him down—grime and solitude breed apathy.
Inly wondering why any one should wish to conceal such a trifle, I drew it forth, rubbing the grime and dust from it as I did so.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
The students brought candles by which to study until it became light, and the roof was soon black with the grime and smoke.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
They presented an uncouth spectacle bedraggled as they were with grime and dirty water.Spacewrecked on Venus|Neil R. Jones
A cinder stung her face, and when she lifted her hand to the spot, she saw that her glove was black with grime.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
But he was covered with grime and dust and his clothing was torn and streaked with blood.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs