how to pronounce grime


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the above transcription of grime 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.

grime is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of grime in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… residual makeup or grime from yesterday …”

meanings of grime


  1. A genre of urban music that emerged in London, England, in the early 2000s, primarily a development of UK garage, dancehall, and hip hop.
  2. Dirt, grease, soot, etc. that is ingrained and difficult to remove.


  1. To begrime; to cake with dirt.


  1. An English surname, probably derived from Old Norse grimr or grimmr.

grime frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grime occurs in english on average 1.3 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 grime 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 grime can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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