Definition of 'grubby'
Example sentences containing 'grubby'
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It was a grubby old hole then. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Think what ranting about a grubby bathroom could get you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It gets a little bit grubby when people handle it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Enough about the grubby stuff of getting and spending. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first is grubby old politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was " rather a grubby business '. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)The star's appearance these days is grubby white. The Sun (2009)Make sure you wear clothes that you don't mind getting a bit grubby. The Sun (2015)We skipped this because we didn't want our shiny white trainers to get grubby. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An extra 23 per cent on top of that just looks a bit grubby. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Against a tropical backdrop, things get predictably grubby. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is not a designer who minds getting grubby; she did most of the herbaceous planting herself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is this romantic or just a bit grubby? The Sun (2013)Although they have a rather grubby reputation, business has been thriving and this has been reflected in strong returns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They think it grubby Tory politics. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His white shirt was grubby. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It all got rather grubby. The Sun (2015)He held his pale, grubby hand out towards Janet with two twinkling things in it. CHARMED LIFE (1977)The Conway saga is a sordid tale of grubby politics, naked greed and social ambition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our home copy is a grubby old thing with a ghastly picture of poor, doomed Boris. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It's stocky and grubby brown rather than elegant, yet still has a certain something. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He considered Hollywood rather grubby. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A grubby white wooden door led into the lounge, where a blue sofa had been pushed against the far wall. The Sun (2008)But music that's doubtless perfect for hot tropical nights loses something when transplanted to a grubby old English winter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. grubby is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'grubby'
British English: grubby ADJECTIVE
A grubby person or object is rather dirty.
His white coat was grubby and stained.
Definition of grubby from the Collins English Dictionary
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