grubbiness

grubby

1 [gruhb-ee]
adjective, grubbier, grubbiest.
1.
dirty; slovenly: children with grubby faces and sad eyes.
2.
infested with or affected by grubs or larvae.
3.
contemptible: grubby political tricks.

Origin:
1605–15; grub + -y1

grubbily, adverb
grubbiness, noun


1. grimy, unkempt, messy, filthy, bedraggled.
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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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grubby definition

[ˈgrəbi]
  1. mod.
    unclean; untidy; unshaven. : Who's that grubby guy?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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