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Meaning of GRITTY

Pronunciation:  'gritee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  willing to face danger
  2. [adj]  composed of or covered with relatively large particles; "granular sugar"; "gritty sand"

GRITTY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: brave, coarse, coarse-grained, courageous, farinaceous, fearless, game, gamey, gamy, grainy, granular, granulose, mealy, mettlesome, sandy, spirited, spunky



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grit"ty\ (-t[y^]), a.
1. Containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by
   grit; full of hard particles.

2. Spirited; resolute; unyielding. [Colloq., U. S.]

Thesaurus Terms
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