[gruhn-jee] /ˈgrʌn dʒi/
adjective, grungier, grungiest. Slang.
ugly, run-down, or dilapidated:
a grungy, abandoned mill town.
a pair of grungy sneakers.
adjective (slang) -gier, -giest
(mainly US & Canadian) squalid or seedy
(of pop music) characterized by a loud fuzzy guitar sound
“sloppy, shabby,” 1965, American English slang, perhaps a blend of grubby and dingy.
Shabby; squalid; dirty; grotty, scuzzy: I put down in my grungy little notebook that Max Frisch was a wise man/ the peerless, fearless, slightly grungy Grodin to investigate
[1960s+ Teenagers; origin unknown; perhaps sound symbolism resembling gross, mangy, mung, stingy, etc]
[gruhn-yuh n] /ˈgrʌn yən/ noun 1. a small, silvery food fish, Leuresthes tenuis, of southern California, that spawns at high tide in wet sand. /ˈɡrʌnjən/ noun 1. a Californian marine teleost fish, Leuresthes tenuis, that spawns on beaches: family Atherinidae (silversides) n. 1917, from American Spanish gruñon “grunting fish,” from grunir “to grunt,” from Latin […]
[gruh-nit-skee] /grəˈnɪt ski/ noun 1. Nicolas, 1913–69, African statesman: president of the Republic of Togo 1963–67.
[gruhnt] /grʌnt/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter the deep, guttural sound characteristic of a hog. 2. to utter a similar sound. 3. to grumble, as in discontent. verb (used with object) 4. to express with a grunt. noun 5. a sound of grunting. 6. New England Cookery. a dessert, typically of cherries, peaches, […]
noun A wrestler (1940s+)