What is another word for grunge?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈʌnd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Grunge is most commonly associated with the style of music that defined the 1990s, but the word has taken on a broader meaning over time. Synonyms for grunge include dirtiness, shabbiness, and dilapidation. Other words that can be used to describe a grungy or rundown environment include squalor, decay, neglect, and disrepair. When it comes to fashion, grunge is often associated with oversized clothing, ripped jeans, and plaid flannel shirts. Words that can be used to describe this style include unkempt, messy, and disheveled. While grunge may not be everyone's cup of tea, it certainly has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

What are the hypernyms for Grunge?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    heavy metal, hard rock, indie rock, blues rock, post-grunge, gothic rock, alternative rock, pop punk.

Famous quotes with Grunge

  • Best two rock voices I've heard in a last few years both have been from grunge bands: it's Eddie Vedder and the other one is Chris Cornell from Soundgarden.
    Bruce Dickinson
  • We were perceived as a post-grunge band.
    Daniel Johns
  • As far as the grunge thing, there are three bands from Seattle that I would call true grunge.
    Adam Jones
  • I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.
    Adam Jones
  • The Melvins are grunge.
    Adam Jones

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