Gritty – meaning of the word and examples

Containing grit or like grit. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Containing or resembling grit. (Merriam – Webster)

Courageously persistent: Plucky. (Merriam – Webster)

Having strong qualities of tough uncompromising realism. (Merriam – Webster)

Something that is gritty contains grit, is covered with grit, or has a texture like that of grit. (Collins Dictionary)

Someone who is gritty is brave and determined. (Collins Dictionary)

gritty description of a tough or unpleasant situation shows it in a very realistic way. (Collins Dictionary)

If people get down to the nitty-gritty of a matter, situation, or activity, they discuss the most important, basic parts of it or facts about it. (Collins Dictionary)

Containing or covered with grit. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Containing or covered with grit. (Oxford Dictionaries)


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