What does gripping mean?

Definitions for gripping
ˈgrɪp ɪŋgrip·ping

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gripping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting(adj)

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

Wiktionary

  1. gripping(Adjective)

    Catching the attention; exciting; interesting; absorbing; fascinating.

Editors Contribution

  1. gripping

    Verb form of the word grip.

    The car wheel was gripping the road surface.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 21, 2016  

How to pronounce gripping ?

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How to say gripping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gripping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gripping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gripping in a Sentence

  1. Gail Halperin:

    It is a horrifying, gripping, devastating disease that plays havoc on the family and on the patient.

  2. Carole Baron:

    It is a remarkable narrative -- gripping and moving -- and not surprisingly, a book that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  3. Toronto Mississauga paleontologist Kirstin Brink:

    But the serrations were most efficient for piercing flesh and gripping it while ripping off a chunk of meat, called the 'puncture and pull' feeding style.

  4. Norihiro Fujito:

    Fears are gripping fund managers. They are now reducing stocks and increasing cash to protect their funds, and when fears dominate, you could see some amazing pricings.

  5. James Clapper:

    I think there's value having gone this far, there's value in meeting and greeting, gripping and grinning, and just establishing a rapport. I think yes, it would be important to have the summit.

Images & Illustrations of gripping

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