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Adjective scrimy has 2 senses
  1. scrimy - dirty and disgusting; "worry about the gossip and secretiveness and other scrimy sides"- Al Hine
    inoffensive (indirect, via offensive)
  2. grudging, niggardly, scrimy - petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"
    Antonym: generous (indirect, via stingy)

Definitions from the Web



Scrimy is an adjective used to describe something that is dirty, grimy, or covered in grime.

Senses and Usages:

Sense 1:

When used to describe a person or their appearance:

Example sentence: The mechanic returned from work with a scrimy face, covered in grease and dirt.

Sense 2:

When used to describe an object or surface:

Example sentence: The old mirror had a scrimy layer of dust that obscured the reflection.

Sense 3:

When used to describe a place:

Example sentence: The abandoned warehouse had a lingering, scrimy smell that made it unwelcoming.

Sense 4:

When used to describe a situation or feeling:

Example sentence: After a night of partying, he woke up with a scrimy headache and regretted his choices.

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