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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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Meanwhile, Varun looks dapper with a stubble, wet grungy hair, wearing just a black leather jacket flaunting his abs.
The band throws down a dirty, grungy sort of guitar-driven metal on songs such as "Neck Up Face Down'' and "Horizontal Disciple.'' It's good, old-fashioned, unpretentious rock 'n' roll.
He said they have been selling it to clean helicopters, cars, airplanes and just about anything, and thought it'd be perfect for grungy guns.
QI LOVE all of the grungy Saint Laurent-inspired looks, but I have an 18-year-old daughter and I don''t want to embarrass her by trying to dress trendy.
I would wear these in the day with the Caramel Rage Shadow Pencil to create a sultry, grungy look."
Toss that grungy plastic storage shelf you have hanging over your showerhead and install a classy ceramic corner shelf instead.
The nine-time Grammy Award winning band's meteoric rise to superstardom saw Metallica emerge from the grungy underground music scene, to eventually becoming the most influential hard rock band in the world.
Kendrick is grungy freshman Beca who, arriving on a New England college campus, is cajoled into joining the all-girl a cappella group, The Bellas.
Lo-fi and upbeat, this grungy, surf-style noise pop track which features on their third album, Endless Flowers, is sure to introduce the group to a slew of new indie fans.
WITH her baggy jeans, permanent scowl and multi-coloured hair, she was the poster girl for grungy teenage angst.
GRUNGY looking Charlotte Church turns sole singer as she goes barefoot in her saucy fishnet tights.