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English definition of “grunge”


adjective  /ɡrʌndʒ/ us  
connected with a type of rock music, popular in the early 1990s, or with a style of clothing that gives the appearance of being dirty and not cared for
(Definition of grunge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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