grubbiest grubbiest

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small sculpin of the coast of New England
  2. (adj) infested with grubs
  3. (adj) thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

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  1. In that hard climb the grubbiest period is the year or two after medical school when the graduate doctor is fulfilling his interneship requirements.
  2. To be sure, these 33 hours or so of recorded talks are a minuscule fraction of Richard Nixon's presidential conversationsand, one can only hope, the grubbiest fraction.

Quotes

  1. Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said last night: "Despite best efforts to shine a light on the grubbiest aspects of the 'war on terror', the Foreign Office has claimed that the Obama administration maintained a previous US threat to...
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Shami Chakrabarti Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The dirty smear that he levelled against an entire government in Question Time was one of the grubbiest things that I've ever seen in my time in Parliament," Mr Iemma said. "Now, he's got to come out and say he knows there's an investigation...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Morris Iemma Source: ABC Regional Online

  3. "When I first met him," says Ben Hecht, "he was the grubbiest, most miserable-looking bastard you ever saw. He was just out of the Army, and malnutrition and dirt were only two of his problems. And yet through all this he had an incredibly...
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Ben Hecht Source: Village Voice

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