grubby


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Synonyms for grubby

Synonyms for grubby

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

Synonyms for grubby

small sculpin of the coast of New England

thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

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In grubby jeans, he cuts a sorry figure dragging on a cigarette Gazza's dishevelled appearance is made worse by what appears to be a burn on his nose
Nationalism in music, nowadays often used in a disparaging sense-slightly grubby if not downright dirty--is fairly easy to recognize.
The grubby bronze sculpture which had spent nearly 40 years on an open air dump only lasted a few hours before uproar led to its removal.
We can get a romantic dinner in the evening or take our 3-year-old there for a burger in our grubby beach clothes during the day.
Why, they will ask, is the federal government paying to secure the "consulting" services of flim-flam men, unreconstructed hit men and puckish hackers when burglars, second-story men and lowlifes who specialize in knocking over liquor stores have to earn their daily bread through grubby, downscale crime?
The modernists flirtation with fascism had multiple sources, but its practical tenets can be roughly reduced to a combination of contempt for what they saw as grubby, stupid masses and an intense dislike for Jews.
As he strides along the dusty street, pointing and gesticulating with enormous hands, his grubby band of followers jostle for position while they try to keep up.
Rather than working with the poorly known mollusk proteins, Laursen and DeOliveira started from a well-characterized protein that prevents a fish called grubby sculpin from turning into an ice sculpture in the winter (SN: 4/19/97, p.
To anyone from London, where the usually old and often grubby stations are invigorated by a profusion of lively advertising posters, the Bilbao caverns seem a bit austere and empty.
The result is not altogether a success, although we get some agreeable essays and some entertaining anecdotes, because men of conventionally upright character do not tend to shine in the often grubby world of politics.
With worldwide recognition that includes, six world championships, over a hundred other tournament wins, awards for best player and player of the year in eSports, inclusion in the World Cyber Games Hall of Fame, and being one of the most respected and followed professional gamers in eSports, Grubby is no stranger to SteelSeries' "winning is everything" concept.
A UNIVERSITY manager who caused a stir by describing trade unionists as "unpleasant and grubby little people" has offered disenchanted staff the chance to vent their concerns "free from hindrance".
Are you ready to go outside and get grubby this summer?
Traces of pets, smelly bathrooms, overgrown lawns and grubby kitchens also had an impact on buyers' impressions of a house, said the report.
His shoes look like they are falling apart In grubby jeans, he cuts a sorry figure dragging on a cigarette Gazza's dishevelled appearance is made worse by what appears to be a burn on his nose