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grunge

a style of rock music originating in the US in the late 1980s, featuring a distorted guitar sound
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grunge

/gruhnj/ 1. That which is grungy, or that which makes it so.

2. [Cambridge] Code which is inaccessible due to changes in other parts of the program. The preferred term in North America is dead code.
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WHEN shoe-loving Carrie Bradshaw from Sex And The City took a wrong turn after lunch in one episode of the series, she found herself on one of New York's grungier side streets.
Fightstar@Central Station & Yales, Wrexham (tonight): The posh one with the eyebrows that used to be in Busted takes his latest incarnation -the altogether grungier,but still strangely wholesome Fightstar -onthe road for another tour.
The music itself is a shift away from Busted's songs about air stewardesses towards a grungier sound.
Her hair is now grungier, her clothes more revealing and her make-up more seductively applied.
She said: "It's a little darker and grungier, a gothic image that I think is quite fascinating.
He started off with a youthful short back and sides before growing it into a longer, grungier style as the band's music became heavier.
HBO'S LATEST provocation, ``Deadwood,'' posits itself as a new kind of Western, but really it's just a grungier variation on the genre's classic trope: There's a corrupt town run by ruthless bullies, and there's an honest man, and, by golly (this is the last time in this review you'll hear such geekily clean-cut rhetoric), something's going to give.
Now, as the washing powder package would say, even grungier than ever.
With Fungus the Bogeyman proving a surprise Sunday teatime hit on television earlier this month, and the latest Harry Potter just around the corner, it's clear that there's an appetite right now for darker, grungier and more macabre elements in children's story-telling.
I'd make it grungier by wearing it with Converse or big boots.
Paul Cartledge (one of the historians seen in tonight's documentary) wrote a companion book to the special, which is far more colorful and filled with details both grungier and more vibrant than tonight's sanitized-for-schoolchildren's-protection special.