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Griminess   Listen
noun
Griminess  n.  The state of being grimy.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Griminess" Quotes from Famous Books



... was ill-appointed; there was an air of reckless disorder which showed itself everywhere; but, apart from his evident distaste for dirt and griminess, the captain of the Revenge seemed to be very well satisfied with everything he saw. When he passed a small gun pointed across the deck, and with a nightcap hung upon a capstan bar thrust into its muzzle, there was such a great laugh that Bonnet looked around to ...
— Kate Bonnet - The Romance of a Pirate's Daughter • Frank R. Stockton

... Niagara, the heat had already set in with the effect of ordinary midsummer's heat at high noon. The car into which they got had come the past night from Albany, and had an air of almost conscious shabbiness, griminess, and over-use. The seats were covered with cinders, which also crackled under foot. Dust was on everything, especially the persons of the crumpled and weary passengers of overnight. Those who came aboard at Rochester failed to lighten the spiritual ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells



Words linked to "Griminess" :   uncleanness, grimy, grubbiness, dirtiness



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