verb (used with object), grit·ted, grit·ting.
verb (used without object), grit·ted, grit·ting.
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Idioms for grit
Origin of grit
OTHER WORDS FROM gritgritless, adjectivegritter, noun
Words nearby grit
Example sentences from the Web for grit
Further googling of the McDonald’s buffet with terrible grits in Alexandria turns up nothing.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed.|MM Carrigan|September 29, 2020|Eater
A hearty, cheesy spoonful of his grits reveals additional layers of the “new” American palate.
They have shooting, vision, grit, length, speed, experience and more than one playmaker.The Rockets’ New Starting Lineup Is Just Scratching The Surface Of Its Potential|Michael Pina|September 8, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It took a tremendous amount of fight, grit, toughness, resolve.Could Grant Hill Have Been Better Than Michael Jordan?|Joshua Eferighe|August 20, 2020|Ozy
Will, innovation, grit, unceasing creativity, and a touch of luck are all you sometimes need to win.SEO on a shoestring budget: What small business owners can do to win|Ali Faagba|June 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
But she respects grit and determination, in allies and opponents alike.The Valerie Jarrett I Know: How She Saved the Obama Campaign and Why She’s Indispensable|Joshua DuBois|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chicago provides crime reporters and amateur scanner-chasers with more grit and brutality than they can handle combined.
In 175 well-chosen words, he sums up the trials and the grit and bravery of the civil rights movement.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To do so in a Salvadoran prison defies comprehension and inspires respect for their grit and determination.
Plus, his remake history is a mixed bag, with the solid True Grit and the atrocious Oldboy.Robert Pattinson as Indiana Jones? Here Are Our Picks to Fill Harrison Ford’s Fedora|Marlow Stern|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then followed such an exhibition of sheer grit and skill and dauntless courage as none of the girls would ever forget.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
"Of course it won't be much use to him in my leather business," I said to my wife; "still it shows grit."
All day long the struggle continued, and it required all the grit he possessed to keep him going.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
She had the grit to pray for Judus if she took the notion—there warn't no back-down to her, I judge.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Meal dus' in my th'oat, grit in my eye, en I aint kin git my breff, skacely.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris