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Definitions and Synonyms of grimy | Another word for grimy | What is grimy?

Definition 1: thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where grimy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a miner's begrimed face
  • dingy linen
  • grimy hands
  • grubby little fingers
  • a grungy kitchen

Synonyms for grimy in the sense of this definition

(grimy is similar to ...) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

"dirty unswept sidewalks" "a child in dirty overalls" "dirty slums" "piles of dirty dishes" "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet" "wore an unclean shirt" "mining is a dirty job" "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

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