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grubby, Myxocephalus aenaeus
n. small sculpin of the coast of New England
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grubby
adj. infested with grubs
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sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
sooty
adj. covered with or as if with soot; "a sooty chimney"
smutty, nasty, foul, filthy, cruddy
adj. characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
cloud-covered, sunless, overcast, clouded
adj. filled or abounding with clouds
tumble-down, broken-down, tatterdemalion, ramshackle, dilapidated, derelict, bedraggled
adj. in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
dejected
adj. affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
unhappy
adj. experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
sorrowful
adj. experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
mussy, messy
adj. dirty and disorderly; "a mussy fussy bedroom"; "a child's messy eating habits"
tinny, sleazy, punk, crummy, chintzy, cheesy, cheap, bum
adj. of very poor quality; flimsy
untidy
adj. not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
frowsy, slovenly, frowzy
adj. negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt; "filled the door with her frowzy bulk"; "frowzy white hair"; "slovenly appearance"
unkempt
adj. not neatly combed; "wild unkempt hair"
tatterdemalion, tattered
adj. worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing; "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince"
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Augean
adj. extremely filthy from long neglect
draggled, bedraggled
adj. limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud; "the beggar's bedraggled clothes"; "scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts"
befouled, fouled
adj. made dirty or foul; "a building befouled with soot"; "breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot"
smudgy
adj. smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination; "oil-smeared work clothes"; "hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth; "ink-smudged fingers"
bespattered, splashed, spattered
adj. spattered or spotted with dirt or filth; often used in combination; "dingy bespattered walls"; "a grease-spattered floor"; "a besplashed coach"; "mud-splashed trouser legs"
buggy
adj. infested with bugs
dust-covered, dusty
adj. covered with a layer of dust; "a dusty pile of books"
feculent
adj. foul with waste matter
nasty, foul, filthy
adj. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
flyblown, sordid, squalid
adj. foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
lousy
adj. infested with lice; "burned their lousy clothes"
maggoty
adj. spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots"
muddy, mucky
adj. dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"
scummy
adj. covered with scum; "the scummy surface of the polluted pond"
snot-nosed, snotty
adj. dirty with nasal discharge; "a snotty nose"; "a house full of snot-nosed kids"
travel-stained, travel-soiled
adj. soiled from travel; "travel-soiled clothes"
unwashed
adj. not cleaned with or as if with soap and water; "a sink full of unwashed dishes"
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clean
adj. not carrying concealed weapons
cleanly
adj. habitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
grubby
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