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Meaning of GRUBBY

Pronunciation:  'grubee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small sculpin of the coast of New England
  2. [adj]  thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen"

GRUBBY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: begrimed, dingy, dirty, grimy, grungy, Myxocephalus aenaeus, raunchy, soiled, unclean
 See Also: genus Myxocephalus, Myxocephalus, sculpin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Grub"by\, a. [From {Grub}.]
    Dirty; unclean. [Colloq.]
          The grubby game of marbles.              --Lond. Sat.
  2. \Grub"by\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    Any species of {Cottus}; a sculpin. [Local, U. S.]
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