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Synonyms for gritty
ˈgrɪt i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy(adj)

    composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

    "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"

    Synonyms:
    spirited, starchlike, gamy, granulose, amyloidal, grainy, spunky, coarse-grained, granular, mettlesome, game, mealy, gamey, amyloid, amylaceous, chondritic, farinaceous, large-grained

    Antonyms:
    fine, fearful, cowardly

  2. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky(adj)

    willing to face danger

    Synonyms:
    spirited, lame, zippy, spicy, granulose, high, gamy, racy, spunky, gimpy, juicy, feisty, blue, mettlesome, coarse-grained, crippled, risque, granular, mealy, bouncy, naughty, gamey, halting, peppy, enlivened, halt, grainy, bouncing, farinaceous, plucky, game

    Antonyms:
    fine, cowardly, fearful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gritty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sandy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sandstone

How to use gritty in a sentence?

  1. Patricia Espinosa:

    We have to accept that not all the nitty gritty details can be agreed by Katowice.

  2. Native American:

    Very smart, very gritty, and not salacious, think ‘Easy Rider,’ but with pissed-off women.

  3. Harold Holzer:

    The seatbelt law and requiring deposits on bottles seem prosaic, but he liked the nitty-gritty things.

  4. Martin Appleton-Clare:

    I saw the pies when I came in and it was a little bit daunting, but we got into the nitty gritty, second time champion, I'm happy with the performance.

  5. Desiree Linden:

    I know a lot of people will question it, 'Why did you run in the front and put yourself in the wind?' but I think that's how you have to run here. You have to be gritty and aggressive.

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#305game
#618blue
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#13959halt
#18164bouncing
#19606spirited
#20816sandstone
#23063bouncy
#25086granular
#26261gritty
#29227crippled
#35237amyloid
#38220risque
#40097halting
#41824zippy
#45589feisty
#47719racy
#50233spunky
#50786grainy
#77061peppy
#78812plucky
#91170mealy
#97631enlivened
#155564gimpy
#193909gamey
#278424chondritic

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