1. grimy

adjective. ['ˈgraɪmi'] thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.


  • dingy
  • raunchy
  • soiled
  • unclean
  • grubby
  • begrimed
  • dirty


  • cheerful
  • pure
  • unsexy
  • dirtiness

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Rhymes with Grimy

  • stymie
  • slimy
  • jaimie
  • jaime
  • hymie

Sentences with grimy

1. Adjective
To completely remove particularly grimy areas, you may need to make more than one pass with the cloth.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Muriatic acid can be used to clean coins that are covered with a grimy crust.

Quotes about grimy

1. She held up her calloused, grimy fingers. Leo couldn't help thinking there was nothing hotter than a girl who didn't mind getting her hands dirty. But of course, that was just a general comment. Didn't apply to Calypso. Obviously.
- Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

2. I have a 12:34 representational time dance. I do it at 3:33 every other Tuesday (twice a day). If you’d like to participate in my choreographed dance routine, bring a football helmet and a half empty can of tuna (keeps the stray cats away, because I perform in a gritty, grimy downtown alley).
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.