grungy

[ gruhn-jee ]
/ ˈgrʌn dʒi /
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adjective, grun·gi·er, grun·gi·est.Slang.

ugly, run-down, or dilapidated: a grungy, abandoned mill town.
dirty; filthy: a pair of grungy sneakers.

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Origin of grungy

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; grunge + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM grungy

grun·gi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for grungy

grungy
/ (ˈɡrʌndʒɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest slang

mainly US and Canadian squalid or seedy
(of pop music) characterized by a loud fuzzy guitar sound
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