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grimy

[grahy-mee] /ˈgraɪ mi/
adjective, grimier, grimiest.
1.
covered with grime; dirty:
I shook his grimy hand.
Origin of grimy
1605-1615
1605-15; grime + -y1
Related forms
grimily, adverb
griminess, noun
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adj.

1610s, from grime + -y (2). "App[arently] not in literary use during the 18th c." [OED]. Related: Griminess.

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