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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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Grungy funk rhythm with a decidedly Cure vocal feel.
The gravelly vocals and grungy demeanor went down a treat with the crowd at the front and she even dragged one up to sit on stage throughout her set.
Toy Horses, Rescue Party The Buffalo Bar, Cardiff Tickets: pounds 3 Bethan Elfyn presents line-up with grungy poptronica headliners.
Their first release, "Neptune With Fire," caught me off doom guard; seriously diverse retro avalanche of crushing grungy mannerisms, melodic and well put together.
The impressive A Band Called Quinn remained on stage throughout the performance -which is no mean feat - providing the show with a grungy and eerie score.
Theatre company boojum serves up "a pungent stew of live action, quirky music, extraordinary language and grungy puppetry".
grungy, rocky, hoo hah with some emotionally vocalised lyrics, this is Counting Crows doing just what you'd expect them to - and doing it well.
Few places exude dour better than the grungy parts of London, and in 2027, they are all grungy.
Approving of the big yellow patches and grungy balustrading.
Swathed in distortion and other sonic blemishes, these grungy mono tracks from the '60s and '70s inspire visions of the low-budget studios and garages where they were committed to tape.
Economic development officials have said the plan will spur the revitalization of the neighborhood, now a district populated by grungy low-rise warehouse buildings that hearken back to a bygone era when the city was a location for manufacturing and various industrial operations.