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grubby

gruh bee

  • n  small sculpin of the coast of New England
  • a  infested with grubs
  • s  thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    grubby little fingers

  • His farming success is due not to the efficiency of hired supervisors, but to the long hours of gritty, grubby work he himself does afield.
  • In those grubby, old surroundings, it was like she was from a dream or an entirely different planet.
  • He was born and died in Italy, yet the influence on America of a grubby street urchin named Salvatore Lucania ranged from the lights of Broadway to every level of law enforcement .
News & Articles

  • Parasites pester panfish in Stockade Lake
    Wormy perch. Grubby bluegills. And a crappie here and there that wiggles where it shouldn't.
    June 6, 2013 - Rapid City Journal
  • Review: The National in concert at Lincoln Center
    Just a few years back, it would have been hard to imagine a band as introverted and melancholy as The National turning pop-star tricks and selling out huge arenas. But its popularity has grown to such a level that it can no longer be contained by grubby bars filled with...
    June 6, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • John Howard in International Herald Tribune
    The living standards in the country are probably the lowest of any in the world, you have an absolutely unbelievable rate of inflation,Howard said. "I have no doubt that if this tour goes ahead it will be an enormous boost to this grubby...
  • David Cameron in ic Coventry
    A Tory peer has been ordered to think before opening his mouth after making remarks about "grubby, drunken and promiscuous" nurses, David Cameron said.
  • Christopher Nolan in MSNBC
    The corrupted clown face is built into the icon of the Joker, but we gave a Francis Bacon spin to it. This corruption, this decay in the texture of the look itself. It's grubby. You can almost imagine what he smells like,Nolan said.

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