Meaning of “grunge” in the English Dictionary

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"grunge" in British English

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grungenoun [ U ]

uk /ɡrʌndʒ/ us /ɡrʌndʒ/

a type of rock music and a fashion for untidy clothes, popular in the early 1990s:

Nirvana was one of the most famous grunge bands.

(Definition of “grunge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grunge" in American English

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grungeadjective

us /ɡrʌndʒ/

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)