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grubbies

and grubbers and grubs (ˈgrəbiz and ˈgrəbɚz and grəbz)
n. worn-out clothing; clothing one wears for the occasional dirty job. There I was, running around in my grubs when the senator stops by to say hello! It’s time to wash these grubbies.
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grubby

(ˈgrəbi)
mod. unclean; untidy; unshaven. Who’s that grubby guy?
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In it Prof Piercy, dean of Swansea's School of Management, appeared to describe trade unionists as "unpleasant and grubby little people" distinguished only by their "sad haircuts, chewed fingernails and failed careers".
Here's my top three tips for three grubby things to do before bedtime.
And in all my time, I have never once seen anyone making use of this bit of grubby land.
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WITH a blistered nose and wearing grubby jeans and a pair of battered old trainers, Paul Gascoigne looks a lost soul.
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TORY peer Lord Mancroft has sparked a storm by calling the nurses who treated him at Bath's Royal United Hospital grubby, lazy and hungover.
The youngsters soon become embroiled in a perilous race against the dastardly Fratelli family, who have just been released from jail and are keen to get their grubby hands on the booty.
After an unnerving encounter with a grubby mechanic/bioport installer (Willem Dafoe in high creep mode), she and Pikul go into the game in search of permanent damage.
So take your grubby hands off our regiments, we need them.
The Newton brothers legacy deserves something a little less glossy and a little more grubby.
WHILE MPs are telling us to put on extra layers of clothes if we have difficulty meeting our energy bills this winter, they continue to have their grubby paws in the honeypot when it comes to claiming expenses.
The arthritis-crippled former Scotland star has no job and no wife and lives in a grubby house with only souvenirs to remind him of his glory days.
But this use of cherished national treasures for grubby political activities has to stop.
And she flashes a sweetly smug smile as if to say, "So you sad, grubby lot watching at home on the off chance of seeing Billie Piper flashing her bits haven't got a cat in hell's chance of getting in.