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  • adj. superlative form of grubby: most grubby.


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  • But I always feel underdressed and vaguely unhappy when I wear my grubbiest clothes.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2009 » May » 21

  • Once the auditor had departed, Scott donned his grubbiest clothes and a pair of thick work gloves and set about removing the corpse.

    Down and dirty

  • I spend two freakin 'weeks in a developing, central American country, drinking the water and eating food from the grubbiest of tiny little roadside rice and bean huts in the middle of nowhere with no ill effect, but I'm back in my own country for less than 24 hours, and I manage to get food poisoning from something I prepared myself in my own goddamn house.

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • The conservative-cum-republican ideology seems focused on the grubbiest chasing of personal wealth.

    Firedoglake » Beggars and Thieves

  • Aside from the impossibility of making even the grubbiest living writing such stuff even at warp speed, it means that even the most dedicated literary artist possessed of a vast personal fortune is going to be driven elsewhere for lack of a creatively and emotionally sustaining readership.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The ones who lurked there were the slyest and grubbiest.

    Two For The Lions

  • Lauren was impressed with the quality of the table, despite the fact that the back room of the Side Pocket was absolutely the grubbiest place in which she had ever unpacked her cue.

    Higher Authority

  • Gawaine could see Ilya a short distance away, talking to one of the grubbiest old men he had ever seen'save for the two even grubbier old men flanking him-and the boy, as though aware of the bardling's gaze, turned and smiled broadly, then spread his arms in a very wide shrug.

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • I generally got the grubbiest work available for the limited time I was free.

    Timegod's World

  • He was the grubbiest little boy when we were growing up in the barrio.

    The Tree of Death


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