grubbies

grubby

2 [gruhb-ee]
noun, plural grubbies.
a small sculpin, Myxocephalus aenaeus, inhabiting waters off the coast of New England.

Origin:
origin uncertain

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grubby (ˈɡrʌbɪ)
 
adj , -bier, -biest
1.  dirty; slovenly
2.  mean; beggarly
3.  infested with grubs
 
'grubbily
 
adv
 
'grubbiness
 
n

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Main Entry:  grubbies
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  older, worn-out clothes, esp. worn for dirty activities; also written grubbers, grubs
Example:  Please wear grubbies when gardening.
Usage:  slang
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grubbies definition

[ˈgrəbiz] and [ˈgrəbɚz, grəbz]
and grubbers; grubs
  1. n.
    worn-out clothing; clothing one wears for the occasional dirty job. : There I was, running around in my grubs when the senator stops by to say hello! , It's time to wash these grubbies.
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grubby definition

[ˈgrəbi]
  1. mod.
    unclean; untidy; unshaven. : Who's that grubby guy?
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