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Meaning of GRIME

Pronunciation:  grIm

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the state of being covered with unclean things
  2. [v]  make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"

GRIME is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: begrime, bemire, colly, dirt, dirty, filth, grease, grunge, soil, soil, stain
 Antonyms: clean, make clean
 See Also: alter, blemish, change, contaminate, crock, dirtiness, foul, mire, muck, muck up, mud, muddy, muddy up, pollute, slime, smear, splash, spot, uncleanness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Grime\, n. [Cf. Dan. grim, griim, lampblack, soot, grime,
    Icel. gr[imac]ma mask, sort of hood, OD. grijmsel, grimsel,
    soot, smut, and E. grimace.]
    Foul matter; dirt, rubbed in; sullying blackness, deeply
  2. \Grime\, v. t.
    To sully or soil deeply; to dirt. --Shak.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: begrime, bemire, bemud, besmoke, besoil, dirt, dirty, dirty up, dust, filth, foul, mire, muck, muck up, mud, muddy, scum, slime, smirch, smoke, smooch, smudge, smut, soot, tarnish