[ grahy-mee ]
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adjective,grim·i·er, grim·i·est.
  1. covered with grime; dirty: I shook his grimy hand.

Origin of grimy

First recorded in 1605–15; grime + -y1

Other words from grimy

  • grim·i·ly, adverb
  • grim·i·ness, noun

Words Nearby grimy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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