Pronunciation of Grimy
/ɡɹˈa͡ɪmi/, /ɡɹˈaɪmi/, /ɡ_ɹ_ˈaɪ_m_i/
Synonyms for grimy:
Other synonyms and related words:
draggled, sooty, blue, gory, smoky, disconsolate, bloody, dismal, miry, noisome, befouled, spotted, unwashed, bedraggled, begrimed, raunchy, turbid, drab, smudged, dark, dull, unhygienic, gloomy, sorry, messy, muddied, Bemired, stained, sleazy, uncleanly, scuzzy, nasty, soiled, sullied, cruddy, black, besmirched, dreary.
infectious, foul, smutty, unsanitary, grungy, scatological, dirty, disgusting, dusty, septic, grubby, putrid, shabby, offensive, murky, unhygenic, fetid, festering, defiled, squalid, crummy, filthy, obscene, muddy, toxic, sordid, untidy, slovenly, mucky, icky, insalubrious, sloppy, dingy, scruffy, impure, odious, unclean.
Usage examples for grimy:
- Buddy turned his wet, grimy face and flashed a grin at Allie. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
- Menard looked at her as she crouched by his side; her hair fallen about her face and shoulders; her hands, grimy with the clay of the bank, clinging to a wandering root. - "The Road to Frontenac", Samuel Merwin.
- This delighted old man was the oddest figure of the three, as the perspiration poured down his grimy face. - "With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back", Edward P. Lowry.