Definitions for GRITgrɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grit, gritrock, gritstone(noun)

    a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

  2. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption(verb)

    fortitude and determination

    "he didn't have the guts to try it"

  3. grit(verb)

    cover with a grit

    "grit roads"

  4. grit(verb)

    clench together

    "grit one's teeth"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Grit(Noun)

    A member or supporter of the Liberal Party of Canada or one of its provincial wings (except for the Quebec provincial wing).

  2. Grit(Adjective)

    Of or belonging to the Liberal Party of Canada.

  3. Origin: With early modern vowel shortening, from grete, griet, from greot, from greutan (compare German Grieß, Swedish gryta), from gʰr-eu-d- (compare Lithuanian gruodas ‘frost; frozen street dirt’, Serbo-Croatian grȕda ‘lump’).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Grit(noun)

    sand or gravel; rough, hard particles

  2. Grit(noun)

    the coarse part of meal

  3. Grit(noun)

    grain, esp. oats or wheat, hulled and coarsely ground; in high milling, fragments of cracked wheat smaller than groats

  4. Grit(noun)

    a hard, coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; as, millstone grit; -- called also gritrock and gritstone. The name is also applied to a finer sharp-grained sandstone; as, grindstone grit

  5. Grit(noun)

    structure, as adapted to grind or sharpen; as, a hone of good grit

  6. Grit(noun)

    firmness of mind; invincible spirit; unyielding courage; fortitude

  7. Grit(verb)

    to give forth a grating sound, as sand under the feet; to grate; to grind

  8. Grit(verb)

    to grind; to rub harshly together; to grate; as, to grit the teeth

  9. Origin: [OE, greet, greot, sand, gravel, AS. gret grit, sant, dust; akin to OS griott, OFries. gret gravel, OHG. grioz, G. griess, Icel. grjt, and to E. groats, grout. See Groats, Grout, and cf. Grail gravel.]

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  1. Grit

    Grit is a magazine, formerly a weekly newspaper, popular in the rural US during much of the 20th century. It carried the subtitle America's Greatest Family Newspaper. In the early 1930s, it targeted small town and rural families with 14 pages plus a fiction supplement. By 1932, it had a circulation of 425,000 in 48 states, and 83% of its circulation was in towns of fewer than 10,000 population.

Anagrams of GRIT »

  1. trig

  2. girt

Translations for GRIT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • odhodlanost, vytrvalostCzech
  • graeanuWelsh
  • Streumittel, Schneid, Schrot, Streugut, Grieß, knirschen, Schotter, Körnung, Ballaststoff, Streu, Split, Hafergraupen, Korn, Mut, knarrenGerman
  • knariEsperanto
  • avena pelada, grano, mote de avenaSpanish
  • puru, kivipöly, kauraryyni, hammas, narskutella, sisu, peittää, purra, karkeus, sisukkuus, metallipuru, pölyFinnish
  • cran, gravillon, grincerFrench
  • grinta, avena mondataItalian
  • knarsenDutch
  • scrâșniRomanian

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