Other definitions for grating (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM gratinggrat·ing·ly, adverb
How to use grating in a sentence
Since then, edges, bars, or gratings have become the stimuli of choice.
Ebert called the tourists “ teeth-gratingly broad and obvious”.
But now he began to make such a strange crowing noise, just like a chair drawn heavily and gratingly along a kitchen-floor!The Grey Woman and other Tales|Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
"Kill 'em both with one stone, then," wheezed the turnkey, gratingly throwing open the door of the cell.Pierre; or The Ambiguities|Herman Melville
It was as though she had physically felt the steel of his blade slide gratingly once more down from her parry.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Lift the latch quietly, though, for there is grief in the room, and noise comes harshly and gratingly upon a sorrowing ear.The Elm Tree Tales|F. Irene Burge Smith
After all, it was so much simpler than if he had won, for then––then––He laughed gratingly at the thought.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge