Meaning of grunge


Pronunciation: (grunj), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. dirt; filth; rubbish.
  2. something of inferior quality; trash: He didn't know good music from grunge.
  3. a person who works hard, usually for meager rewards; grind.
  4. a style or fashion derived from a movement in rock music: in fashion characterized by unkempt clothing and in music by aggressive, nihilistic songs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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