Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grubby

1 sense of grubby

Sense 1
grubby, Myxocephalus aenaeus -- (small sculpin of the coast of New England)
       => sculpin -- (any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths)

Antonyms of adj grubby

1 of 2 senses of grubby

Sense 2
begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy -- (thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen")

INDIRECT (VIA dirty) -> clean -- (free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals")

Similarity of adj grubby

2 senses of grubby

Sense 1
grubby -- (infested with grubs)

Sense 2
begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy -- (thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen")
       => dirty (vs. clean), soiled, unclean -- (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves")

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