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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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Rihanna, for instance, favours a grungier look for her everyday wear a lot of the time, yet her dress from the GQ party in November of last year was reminiscent of Cher's in Clueless as she tried her hand at seduction.
We can try to insulate ourselves, but the less we help, the grungier, more violent our town will become.
Concerned that climate change will make water more scarce and cotton more expensive, Levi's has begun teaching cotton farmers in India, Brazil, and Africa water-conservation techniques; it also has a new "Water < Less" line of jeans, with tags reminding buyers to conserve too--either by freezing jeans to kill germs (some scientists question this method) or by sporting grungier denim.
Bassist Tord Uverland-Knudsen chips in: "They were much grungier.
Come Around Sundown - their latest - is at times grungier than previous offerings.
The music business includes bands like Metallica playing country music (instead of their usual heavy metal) and Def Leppards shedding their power ballads for a grungier sound.
But he's out to push against the conventions a bit hence the grungier stuff that may be harder musically but it's commercially weaker while the slow hip hop handclap of The Kids descends into a repetitive drone.
From the pub to the birth room of the Women's Pavilion to the Exchange District, this city tour in text and image does not by-pass the grungier areas, the traces of neglect, the detritus of industry, the "junk heaps/lit up/from the motel's neon pink".
The higher the thirst drive, the grungier the water an animal will tolerate.
But it also has a down to earth, grungier side at Sunshine Beach on its south side, where we had fantastic fun body-boarding on the huge waves.
The gothic/sci-fi angle and typographic experimentation ultimately births a text that falls somewhere between FC2's former Black Ice imprint and a grungier House of Leaves.
Her powerful voice coped effortlessly with the grungier songs but it came into its own when tackling slower tracks including Beautiful Disaster, Breakaway and probably the most popular rendition of the night, Because Of You.