how to pronounce grunge


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the above transcription of grunge is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

grunge is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of grunge in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… boys dressed in grunge and such they're …”

meanings of grunge


  1. The state of being filthy; grubbiness.
  2. A subgenre of alternative rock, originating from Seattle, Washington, which melds punk and metal.
  3. Dirt or filth, especially when difficult to clean.

grunge frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word grunge occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grunge can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grunge can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to grunge


words that rhyme with grunge


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