adjective, grim·i·er, grim·i·est.
Related formsgrim·i·ly, adverbgrim·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for grimy
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Half a dozen men sit on the floor in a grimy rented storefront in the crowded Khyber Bazaar.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was the proprietor of a grimy chicken joint in Rochester, New York.The Loser Who Wanted to Be the ISIS Agent Next Door|Michael Daly|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of the opening heist, I could practically feel my feet sinking into the grimy sand of Revere Beach.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they returned, many came to this small building with arched windows only a few blocks from the grimy Caspian beach.
The closest agents get to that in, say, cold and grimy New York is eating in their cars.
Suddenly she perceived that her dress was wet with perspiration and grimy with dust.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly|Hamlin Garland
Unless it happens to be a thorough express, the plush is caked with dirt, the floor is grimy, and the windows dirty.Darkwater|W. E. B. Du Bois
Little puffs of red dust, lifted by the plunging hoofs of passing teams, dispersed in a grimy shower upon the recumbent man.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte
It is pleasant to turn from so grimy a subject to the work for which Flinders' tastes and talents peculiarly fitted him.The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders|Ernest Scott
Here cluster just ordinary little one-funnelled trawlers, grimy little every-day vessels.