dirt, soot, or other filthy matter, especially adhering to or embedded in a surface.
a style of music influenced by rap, ragga, etc., and characterized by lyrics and imagery that reference the dark side of urban life.
verb (used with object), grimed, griming.
to cover with dirt; make very dirty; soil.
dirt, soot, or filth, esp when thickly accumulated or ingrained
a genre of music originating in the East End of London and combining elements of garage, hip-hop, rap, and jungle
(transitive) to make dirty or coat with filth
1580s, of uncertain origin, probably alteration of Middle English grim “dirt, filth” (early 14c.), from Middle Low German greme “dirt,” from Proto-Germanic *grim- “to smear” (cf. Flemish grijm, Middle Dutch grime “soot, mask”), from PIE root *ghrei- “to rub.” The verb was Middle English grymen (mid-15c.) but was replaced early 16c. by begrime.
[grahymz] /graɪmz/ noun 1. a yellow variety of apple that ripens in late autumn.
noun 1. an area of Neolithic flint mines in Suffolk, England, comprising more than 300 mine shafts and galleries.
- Grim file reaper
storage, operating system (GFR) An ITS and LISP Machine utility to remove files according to some program-automated or semi-automatic manual procedure, especially one designed to reclaim mass storage space or reduce name-space clutter (the original GFR actually moved files to tape). See also prowler, reaper. Compare GC, which discards only provably worthless stuff. (1996-06-20)
[grim-hild] /ˈgrɪm hɪld/ noun 1. (in the Volsunga Saga) a sorceress, the wife of Gjuki and the mother of Gudrun and Gunnar. She gave Sigurd a potion to make him forget Brynhild so that he would marry Gudrun.