Soiled vs Grimy - What's the difference?

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Soiled is a related term of grimy.

As adjectives the difference between soiled and grimy

is that soiled is dirty while grimy is stained, or covered with grime.

As a verb soiled

is (soil).




  • (soil)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • dirty
  • Anagrams





  • Stained, or covered with grime.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady. She stood for a moment holding her skirt above the grimy steps,
  • (music) From the urban musical genre called grime.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=November 27, work=BBC
  • , title= Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child has 'best guitar riff' , passage=Riffs from older songs seem to be more popular, as only two from the past decade made it into the top 20. They were Muse's Plug In Baby, at 11, and The White Stripes' grimy Seven Nation Army at 15. }}