- Slang something grungy; specif., garbage or dirt
- a form of rock music that originated in the 1990s, characterized by loud guitar and drum playing and nihilistic lyrics
- a fashion style emphasizing used, tattered, and ill-fitting, esp. baggy, clothes and including plaid flannel shirts, heavy boots, etc.
See grunge in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Filth; dirt.
- A style of rock music that incorporates elements of punk rock and heavy metal, popularized in the early 1990s and often marked by lyrics exhibiting nihilism, dissatisfaction, or apathy.
Origin: Back-formation from grungy
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