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 for grubby
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grubby \Grub"by\, a. [From Grub.]
     Dirty; unclean. [Colloq.]
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           The grubby game of marbles.              --Lond. Sat.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grubby \Grub"by\, n. (Zool.)
     Any species of Cottus; a sculpin. [Local, U. S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: infested with grubs
      2: thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's
         begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little
         fingers"; "a grungy kitchen" [syn: begrimed, dingy,
         grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy]
      n 1: small sculpin of the coast of New England [syn: grubby,
           Myxocephalus aenaeus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "grubby":
     beat-up, bedraggled, beset, black, blowzy, careless, chintzy,
     dilapidated, dingy, dirty, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed,
     dusty, filthy, foul, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, grimy, grungy,
     impure, in rags, infested, informal, loose, lousy, lumpen, messy,
     miry, muddy, mussy, nasty, negligent, pedicular, pediculous,
     plagued, poky, ragged, raggedy, ratty, ravaged, ruinous, scraggly,
     scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod,
     sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, smirchy, smoky, smudgy, smutchy,
     smutty, snuffy, soily, sooty, sordid, squalid, tacky, tattered,
     teeming, unclean, uncleanly, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, untidy,

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