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  • noun The quality of being gnarly.

Etymologies

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gnarly +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I'm scared of how, if I gave in to this gnarliness, this greyness, my present popularity and support system would likely fail.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • I'm scared of how, if I gave in to this gnarliness, this greyness, my present popularity and support system would likely fail.

    Darker than grey.

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

  • They've always favored the hardcore half of the thrash-metal hybrid-they use shouty skate-punk vocals instead of death growls, for instance, and backbeats intead of blastbeats-and the exuberant adolescent gnarliness of their lyrics and imagery is an effective antidote to metal's creeping self-seriousness.

    Chicago Reader

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