from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To smear or soil with or as if with dirt.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To make grimy; cover or impress as with dirt or grime.
- Synonyms Tarnish, etc. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To soil with grime or dirt deeply impressed or rubbed in.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive To make something
dirty; to soil
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
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Emir, who abandoned himself to grief and despair, and began, as did all his old grey-beards, to begrime his visage with ashes.
After the consent of the girl and her parents has been obtained, one more ordeal remains; the bridal couple have to run the gauntlet of the mischievous village boys, who stand ready with sooted hands to begrime their faces and bodies; and generally they succeed so well that bride and groom present the appearance of negroes.
From _xoyaui_, to begrime, to spoil; _xoyauian_, the place of blackness, or of decay.
He saw a face which even the dust of the streets could not so begrime as to hide its sweetness or its tenderness, as, with deep solicitude, she bent over her cousin.
These cottons begrime their wearers sadly, the colour is not fast, the indigo being ill prepared.
The news of so unlucky an event soon reached the ears of the Emir, who abandoned himself to grief and despair, and began, as did all his old grey-beards, to begrime his visage with ashes.
The lorde one day all to begrime you with worshyp,
Of routine, it helps that you apprehend me pathetic my boobs and fingering my pussy while we switch begrime words, but you take in the idea.
“In our polished days, and according to the rules of art, ’tis impossible that the Muse should depict tortures or begrime her hands with the horrors of war.
"In our polished days, and according to the rules of art, 'tis impossible that the Muse should depict tortures or begrime her hands with the horrors of war.