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Gritty

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective gritty:

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Definition of the adjective gritty

What does gritty mean as an attribute of a noun?

Gritty is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more gritty / grittier | most gritty / grittiest

  1. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
  2. willing to face danger

Alternative definition of the adjective gritty

adjective

  1. Containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by grit; full of hard particles.
  2. Spirited; resolute; unyielding.
  3. [context: film, literature] Intense and starkly realistic, especially if violent.

Music

"Gritty" is a musical single of Skream.

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Phrases with Gritty

  1. Gritty Doris
  2. nitty-gritty

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gritty

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Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

coarse , grit ty ; see gritty , rough . [rude ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

The Cactuses require a plain, gritty soil, such as loam with a good sprinkling of shattered brick and sand. They may be given water in summer when the soil becomes dry, but should be kept with hardly any in winter. They are propagated by ...

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Gritty Meaning

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Quotes about Gritty

I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal. (Gloria Steinem)
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Scrabble value of G2R1I1T1T1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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