grimy


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covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities

Synonyms for grimy

thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

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I'm concerned that the emissions from John's car are gradually making the inside of my garage a grimy mess.
Row upon row of gaunt faces, serried ranks of grimy, raged figures; the delicate, hunger-ravaged features of children waiting in line for an UNRWA food parcel; the face of a mother creased in grief for a deceased child; tears of joy as a father is reunited with a long-lost daughter; these are the vignettes of inhumanity that have become the regular fare of nightly news bulletins.
One recent press release was like a throwback to the bad old days: an out-of-focus, grimy photo of a grimy man in blue overalls in a dirty workshop, standing glumly at a machine.
The job description requires applicants to frequent overcrowded rooms, shuffle down grimy corridors and loiter aimlessly in dark semi-lit basements.
This captivating sneaker blends a grimy steampunk (more accurately whalepunk) setting with mystic powers, zombies, an irreverent sense of humour and a voice cast that sends my geekdar into hyperdrive.
In the middle of a rather grimy Northeastern industrial town (as it then was) there was this marvelous and largely French speaking community that worshiped at St.
The spire in the distance is New North Road Baptist Church and the grimy railway station facade is yet to be cleaned.
Dirty utensils, grimy kitchen clothes and open containers of food stacked in the restaurant corridors were all discovered by health officers.
But the jewel of West Side Story, from which all its beauties seem to depend, is the basic conception by Jerome Robbins: a grimy big-city love-and-killing young people's story told through ballet and song.
They say that retailers can build customer loyalty by ensuring sanitary conditions and believe that their Sani Professional Brand Table Turners pre-moistened wipes offer a more hygienic alternative to the grimy cotton "rag.
I WONDER if any readers have seen the alleged pallid-looking face of a girl, of about 18, looking out of the grimy second and third storey windows of the condemned Lewis''s building, in the heart of Liverpool?
The All-Purpose Cleaner spray works wonders on most surfaces, while the Dish Soap tackles grimy pots and pans quite well.
If Mr Blunt's ever set foot in the grimy inner city estates where mindless crime torments the lives of the vulnerable and helpless he might realise the old lady, mugged for her pension, doesn't care whether her drugaddled attacker says sorry.
The film plunges us deep into the grimy underbelly of a city scarred by the terrifying power of Mother Nature.
Chew Lips Buffalo Bar, Cardiff Tickets: pounds 7 Grimy electro from the London band with a particularly unpleasant pun for a name.