Origin of grating2
Examples from the Web for gratingly
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
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
"We are better off sometimes if we don't get all that belongs to us," said John gratingly.The Desert and The Sown|Mary Hallock Foote
Bear Cat Stacy's voice as he answered was gratingly hard and his eyes were unyielding.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
"Kill 'em both with one stone, then," wheezed the turnkey, gratingly throwing open the door of the cell.Pierre; or The Ambiguities|Herman Melville
"annoying, irritating," 1560s, figurative use of present participle adjective from grate (v.).