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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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The place was grubby, disorganised and chaotic and it didn't match any of our expectations.
Stomach-churning photos shared by the mum-of-five show a sink piled high with dirty dishes, grubby bedding ripped open at the seams and debris scattered all over the floor.
Here's my top three tips for three grubby things to do before bedtime.
WITH a blistered nose and wearing grubby jeans and a pair of battered old trainers, Paul Gascoigne looks a lost soul.
Rhetoric of the week: In the world according to Mahmud Ahmadi-nejad, there isn't much that is wrong that is not the fault of the grubby West.
Grubby But before we castigate this woman, perhaps we should consider the mitigating circumstances that drove her to dip her grubby fingers into the till.
REMEMBER that Gordon Brown was the person who had his grubby hands on our pension pot, thus making our lives a little harder.
Sydney, Aug 14 (ANI): A lawyer representing Bec Hewitt, the wife of Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt, has said that a magazine that claimed she had a new man in her life was a grubby story.
UNDERTAKING a short perambulation on Easter Sunday, I was astounded to find the smashed and grubby remains of dozens of hard boiled eggs littering a local park.
I have no desire for my personal details being provided to an instance in which I have no interest and, with regard to Birmingham Labour Party's role in the campaign, I do not wish to allow such a grouping to get its grubby hands on my details.
Not only did Longford's speech serve to utterly disguise his intelligence, but his appearance was -- well, there's no polite word for this -- grubby.
We'd party hard with all of our punk pals on Saturday nights, and then drag our grimy, grubby souls into St.
The small paintings feel archeological, atavistic: Though grubby and dim, some with holes poked through them, they are nonetheless like precious relics that remind us of the vast gulf between painting's conflicted present and its antique heyday.
You give us poor people money, and we'll spend every damn penny we get our grubby little hands on.
Contrasting images of a primly outfitted Eastern male and the grubby work of a miner dressed in jeans and calico indicate clearly defined social and economic strata.