Grim meaning

grĭm
(UK, slang) Disgusting; gross.

Wanna see the dead rat I found in my fridge? —Mate, that is grim!

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The definition of grim is something that is so unpleasant it pushes you away.

An example of grim is the scene of a violent crime.

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Grim is defined as stern or unmoving.

An example of grim is a principal’s face when speaking to badly behaved students.

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Unrelenting or uncompromising.

Grim determination.

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Fierce; cruel; savage.
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Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute.

Grim courage.

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Appearing stern, forbidding, harsh, etc.

A grim face.

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Repellent; uninviting.

A grim task.

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Dealing with unpleasant subjects; frightful; ghastly.

Grim humor.

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Life was grim in many northern industrial towns.

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His grim determination enabled him to win.

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A grim castle overshadowed the village.

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An English surname​, probably derived from Old English grimm or Old Norse grimr or grimmr.
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Origin of grim

  • Middle English from Old English fierce, severe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English grim.

    From Wiktionary