- to produce in a routine or mechanical way: to grind out magazine stories.
- to extinguish by rubbing the lighted end against a hard surface: to grind out a cigarette.
Origin of grind
OTHER WORDS FROM grind
How to use grind in a sentence
As the months at home wear on, it’s easy to feel the grind of cooking for everyone at every meal.As stay-at-home restrictions rise, here are ways to cope|Washington Post Staff, Elizabeth Chang, Mari-Jane Williams, Becky Krystal, Kendra Nichols, Caitlin Moore, Stephanie Merry, Missy Rosenberg, Katherine Lee|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
If someone is eyeballing a downhill bike but says their favorite part of the ride is the uphill grind, that’s a significant indication about the rig that will make them happy.Your Brain Is Tricking You into Buying the Wrong Gear|Heather Hansman|November 24, 2020|Outside Online
It was always easier to say that the recovery will be a slow grind than to know the near-term trajectory.The Economy Won’t Be Back To Normal Until 2022 Or Later, According To Our Survey Of Economists|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com)|October 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The grind chamber is also made of a clearer plastic and is lit up so you can see the grinds better.
With the AeroPress, you won’t find any grinds in your coffee and it is also super easy to clean up.
He foamed, he grinned, he grinded the remnants of his teeth; and swore that Stuart was at the bottom of the whole plot.The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
Hobbie grinded and gnashed his teeth, as, walking round the fastness, he could devise no means of making a forcible entry.The Black Dwarf|Sir Walter Scott
"Spare me," muttered Warwick, in a low voice, and between his grinded teeth.The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
If I hadn't come to the mill the miller would never have grinded me!It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
When grinded dry, it has to be afterwards mixed with water, and well moulded up with the feet for a long time.
British Dictionary definitions for grind
Derived forms of grindgrindingly, adverb
Word Origin for grind
Other Idioms and Phrases with grind
In addition to the idiom beginning with grind
- grind to a halt
- ax to grind
- mills of the gods grind slowly