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[gruhnj] /grʌndʒ/

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

See grunge music

“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.



/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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  • 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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