Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: grime
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'aɪm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grunge
    Meaning: the state of being covered with unclean things
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire
    Meaning: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
Usage examples
  • His red hair, which he wore after the fashion of the Polish Jews, with the corkscrew curls each side of his face, was plentifully sprinkled with grey--a general coating of grime, about his cheeks and his chin, gave him a peculiarly dirty and loathsome appearance.