grungy grungy  /ˈɡrən dʒi/


  • (adj) thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot



  1. No evening out in Colombo is complete without an after-midnight pit stop by this grungy eatery on the Galle Road.
  2. The sets were grungy--most of the film takes place in a dirty bathroom--and the actors, Danny Glover and Carey Elwes, weren't too expensive.
  3. Despite the grungy surroundings, it's an authentic taste of true onsen, or hot spring, culture.


  1. Off duty bohemian luxe: Aline Weber

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion pictures / Paris fashion week / Street style Turning an all-black outfit into a hybrid of rock-chic and modern boho was Brazilian model Aline Weber spotted exiting a show in Paris. Aline paired a crochet skirt with ankle boots and a leather biker jacket, looking effortlessly tough with her blonde bob and grungy jewellery. Article continues . To read it ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  2. Review: Innocence lost in 'Berberian Sound Studio'

    Toby Jones plays the Brit in Italy who's in over his head in Peter Strickland's twisted tribute to analog filmmaking and ''70s Italian Giallo horror flicks. The Brit-in-Italy scenario gets an emphatically grungy makeover in "Berberian Sound Studio," a twisted tribute to analog moviemaking and 1970s Italian Giallo horror flicks. Toby Jones plays the innocent abroad — not a traveler headed for a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "Those bright lights: it did always have endless possibilities, because Broadway was so close," Keys told the March issue of Gotham magazine when asked what inspired her and kept her going. "Even thought Eight Avenue was super grungy-drug...
    on Feb 28, 2010 By: Alicia Keys Source: Showbiz Spy

  2. "It's a college comedy," Stillman said. "It's about four stylish, perfume-obsessed college girls who revolutionize the social life at their grungy university."
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Whit Stillman Source: Variety

  3. "The Black Keys music is dirty, grungy, noisy, swampy blues, and I think this opens up a little more," said Nic Harcourt, a DJ and former music director at the Santa Monica, Calif., radio station KCRW-FM, which has given "Keep It Hid"...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Nic Harcourt Source: New York Times

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