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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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For a slightly grungier look, worn by the angst-ridden teens in 10 Things I Hate About You, think multiple piercings, Doc Martens and interesting hairstyles.
Aside from the usual smooth and soulful hip-hop/R&B tunes similar to those in his first album, the newer one featured a smattering of heavier, grungier ditties.
It's a style rooted in the middle ground between Atlanta swag-rap's vibrant, singsong staccato and its grungier, more severe Cousin, trap.
Han, whose unreleased debut feature was part of "Winds of September," a trilogy on youths' violent rites of passage, is more in touch with his material in the second half of "First Time." In ironic counterpoint to the dollhouse aesthetics of the first half, "Side B's" cool, blue color scheme and grungier sets convey a brooding atmosphere.
Backed by a punchy punk rhythm, Watson's driving, swooping vocal meets its counterpart in Almeida's ghostly deadpan on breakout single "Brat Mouth." Watson sings himself hoarse on the grungier "Acid Head," wearing a perma-sneery disposition a la the Strokes' Julian Casablancas.
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. We needed to get the energy back, make heavier music." Or, more accurately, Murph needed to get his Merseyside Mojo back.
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.
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".