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Dirt vs. Grime

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Dirtnoun

Soil or earth.

Grimenoun

Dirt, grease, soot, etc. that is ingrained and difficult to remove.

‘Underneath all that soot, dirt and grime is the true beauty of the church in soft shades of sandstone.’;

Dirtnoun

A stain or spot (on clothes etc); any foreign substance that worsens appearance, filth

Grimenoun

(music) A genre of urban music that emerged in London, England, in the early 2000s, primarily a development of UK garage, dancehall, and hip hop.

Dirtnoun

Previously unknown facts, or the invented "facts", about a person; gossip; kompromat

‘The reporter uncovered the dirt on the businessman by going undercover.’;

Grimeverb

To begrime; to cake with dirt

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Dirtnoun

(figurative) Meanness; sordidness.

Grimenoun

Foul matter; dirt, rubbed in; sullying blackness, deeply ingrained.

Dirtnoun

(mining) In placer mining, earth, gravel, etc., before washing.

Grimeverb

To sully or soil deeply; to dirt.

Dirtnoun

freckles

Grimenoun

the state of being covered with unclean things

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Dirtverb

To make foul or filthy; soil; befoul; dirty

Grimeverb

make soiled, filthy, or dirty;

‘don't soil your clothes when you play outside!’;

Dirtnoun

Any foul of filthy substance, as excrement, mud, dust, etc.; whatever, adhering to anything, renders it foul or unclean; earth; as, a wagonload of dirt.

‘Whose waters cast up mire and dirt.’;

Grimenoun

dirt ingrained on the surface of something

‘the windows were thick with grime’;

Dirtnoun

Meanness; sordidness.

‘Honors . . . thrown away upon dirt and infamy.’;

Grimenoun

a genre of popular music influenced by UK garage, typically characterized by a minimal, prominent rhythm, a very low-pitched bassline, and vocals by an MC.

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Dirtnoun

In placer mining, earth, gravel, etc., before washing.

Grimeverb

blacken or make dirty with grime

‘the windows were grimed like a coal miner's goggles’;

Dirtverb

To make foul of filthy; to dirty.

Dirtnoun

the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

Dirtnoun

the state of being covered with unclean things

Dirtnoun

obscene terms for feces

Dirtnoun

disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people

Dirtadjective

(of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel

Dirt

Dirt is unclean matter, especially when in contact with a person's clothes, skin or possessions. In such case they are said to become dirty.

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