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Synonyms for gritty
ˈgrɪt i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealyadjective

    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, spunkyadjective

    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. grittyadjective

    Synonyms:
    sandy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grittyadjective

    Synonyms:
    sandy, unyielding, plucky, spirited, determined, resolute

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  1. List of paraphrases for "gritty":

    sandstone

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How to use gritty in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. George Brainard:

    The idea of the title was that it was more like the title of a song, there's a real sort of musical aspect to this scene, and (my friend and I) liked the idea of the title being something that was more like a blues song and that would have that sort of energy to go along with this gritty, real, ultra-realism kind of feel.

  3. Joseph Kahn:

    The trick that I really wanted to do with this was to make that dark and gritty version that everybody keeps talking about, but really do it, really see if I could totally accomplish it with essentially a really incredible incredibly silly property.

  4. Harold Holzer:

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

  5. Chang Li:

    The Shandong economy is skewed toward gritty smoke-stack industries where companies are typically highly leveraged, we view the plight of Shandong POEs (privately owned enterprises) as indicative of China's wider challenge: the difficulty of transitioning to a higher value-added economy, while managing high debt and slowing growth.

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