grime definition

  • noun:
    • Black dust or soot, particularly these types of dust clinging to or ingrained in a surface.
    • Dirt, oil, soot, etc. which ingrained and difficult to remove.
    • A genre of metropolitan music that emerged in London, England, in the early 2000s, mainly a development of British storage, dancehall, and rap.
    • Foul matter; soil, rubbed in; sullying blackness, deeply ingrained.
    • Foul matter; dust; soil; foulness, especially of a surface; smuttiness.
    • their state of being covered with unclean things
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for with black colored dirt or soot; begrime.
    • To sully or soil profoundly; to dirt.
  • verb:
    • To begrime; to dessert with soil
    • make soiled, filthy, or dirty
  • others:
    • To cover with dirt; soil; befoul; begrime.

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