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A grunger is a person who listens to grunge music mostly from the early 90's Seattle (including bands like Mudhoney, Nirvana, Soundgarden and Green river) and dresses accordingly. A grunger might be caught wearing clothes such as torn jeans, flannel shirts and tennis shoes (or babydoll dresses and screaming red lipstick if she happens to be a girl), but clothing doesn't really make a difference, because a grunger wears clothes that are COMFORTABLE and doesn't pay attention to appearance. A grunger might sometimes be perceived as dirty, because they don't give much thought to hygiene. As it seems, a lot of people have the misconception that a grunger wears baggy jeans and baseball caps and carries around a skateboard. That's not the case though. Grunge has nothing to do with skating and a typical grunger would probably not wear baggy jeans, caps or skating shoes. Grungers are usually past teenage, since the grunge movement became more common in the late 80's and early 90's. Unlike punkers, grungers don't feel the need to be particularly rebellious, they just don't care. Grunge is mostly about the love for a certain kind of music.
by Sari September 25, 2003
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Someone who follows the Seattle Grunge movement in ALL it's forms, not just fucking Nirvana (get a deal, examples: Hole, L-7, Pearl Jam, Babes In Toyland (although more Riot Grrrl), Alice in Chains, Sound Garden, PAW, Mudhoney, Screaming Trees, yes, and a million more I THANK YOU).

A "grunger" is also an expression for a person who follows this music and not the actual dress of the listener, although in the late 1980's they were associated with flannels and thrift store clothing due to lack of money (most teenagers are often broke because they insist on doing things their own way rather than sapping their daddy's credit cards for the latest football strips and Nike trainers. Get a deal you fucking townies and don't try to define what you'll never understand.
by Carly August 07, 2003
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Somebody who listens to grunge music first off, some of theses bands are (Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Mudhoney...the list goes on). Wears whatever the hell they want and don't care how it looks, as long as its comfortable, usually has long hair but doesn't have to. Usually doesn't care, and can be lazy. Don't get angry easily either.
I'm a grunger, these are some of my favorite bands, not all of them are grunge, but they don't have to be.

Alice in Chains
Pearl Jam
System of a Down
Minor Threat
Black Flag
Red Hot Chili Peppers
... theres more
by Grungerdude92 July 10, 2008
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Someone (male or female) who
a) is anti-fashion
b) has long hair
c)invariably like NIRVANA and other grunge seattle based bands
d)likes heavy rock, metal, punk etc.
e) tries to be peaceful
f) hates non-individual, un-genuine people (e.g. townies and fakers)
g)cares about other people, not just themselves
h)doesn't try and act "cool" just is themselves
i)wears clothes, that are as cheap as they can find but still comfotable and good enough to wear - often from charity shops or from ebay. Often wears baggy jeans/trousers, tops WITHOUT LOGOS ON, jumpers (a la Kurt Cobain), earthy colours -greens, beiges, kharkis (but not in an army style)

Grungers dont care what other people think of them. They love music and as long as they are happy and their friends are happy they are content.
- Eddie Vedder, Kurt Cobain - 2 most famous grungers...

Oh.. also.. most grungers actually HAVE BRAINS and ... USE THEM. They can talk properly.
by **grunger girl** January 27, 2005
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A person who listens to grunge music (e.g. Nirvana) and dresses in the style that such bads adhere to (e.g. baggy, usually untidy looking, clothes). Others could be perceived to be grungers due to dressing in that style of clothing although they may not listen to grunge. To be a "true" grunger the person must do both.
Grunger= Music and clothing style match
Perceived grunger= clothing style only
Closet grunger= music only
by Moon Monkey March 11, 2005
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possibly the most calm chilled out cool people you will ever come across,
they take life in its stride, they don't worry about stuff. The dress for a grunger is genrally about comfort, not about how it looks, also the grunger look is very practical, you can spend an entire weekend in it; unlike emo, you don't need to worry about anything.

May I also mention the terrific qualitiy of music that grungers listen to,
it rocks.

Grunger is used as a derivative insult by chavs towards anyone that is even slightly alternative, the chavs in my school are very fond of this particular 'put down'
*grunger walks along the road*

chav 1- ' oi look bruv itz a dirrrrrty grungerrr'
chav 3- *trys to laugh pathetically*
grunger- *walks over to the chavs"

*chavs run away screaming*
by S C A R F A C E June 01, 2006
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Grunge is a name given to people who dont wear what is "treany" this does not however make some one grunge or a grunger, nor is a grunger someone who just listens to nirvana. Grunge is some one who honestly does not care what they wear or what they look like. Grunge is a frame of mind not just what you wear. you cant be a grunger just because you wear ripped jeans, flannels or doc martins or convers shoes. A true grunger does not care how they dress or what they look like and tend to follow bands form seattle that appeared in the late 80's and early 90's. Bands such as Nirvana,AIC,pearl jam, mud honey,screaming trees and many less well knowen bands besides the big 5.
Grunge did not die with nirvana
you can not buy grunge
grunge has faded away but is not dead
by jay March 15, 2004
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