Grunge



[gruhnj] /grʌndʒ/

noun, Slang.
1.
dirt; filth; rubbish.
2.
something of inferior quality; trash:
He didn’t know good music from grunge.
3.
a person who works hard, usually for meager rewards; grind.
4.
a style or fashion derived from a movement in rock music: in fashion characterized by unkempt clothing and in music by aggressive, nihilistic songs.
/ɡrʌndʒ/
noun
1.
(US, slang) dirt or rubbish
2.
a style of rock music originating in the US in the late 1980s, featuring a distorted guitar sound
3.
a deliberately untidy and uncoordinated fashion style
noun

See grunge music
n.

“sloppiness,” also “untidy person,” 1965, American English teen slang, probably a back-formation from grungy. The music and fashion style that originated in Seattle is attested from the early 1990s.

adjective

noun

/gruhnj/ 1. That which is grungy, or that which makes it so.
2. [Cambridge] Code which is inaccessible due to changes in other parts of the program. The preferred term in North America is dead code.

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  • Grunge music

    noun a style of rock music featuring harsh guitar chords, heavy riffs and drumming, and whose performers wear sloppy clothes; also called grunge , grunge rock , grunge metal Usage Note music



  • Grunger

    noun any person who dresses in the style associated with grunge music, layered old clothes and chunky shoes or boots; a person of living the grunge lifestyle; a fan of grunge music

  • Grunge rock

    noun See grunge music



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