adjective, grit·ti·er, grit·ti·est.
Examples from the Web for gritty
Though it may have been a depressing environment, the gritty streets of Washington gave Gil plenty of inspiration for his lyrics.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Rich Goldstein Are audiences tired with caped crusaders and gritty reboots?7 Must-Read Stories about Tim Cook, Amelia Earheart and Slut-o-Ween: The Best of The Beast|William Boot|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are audiences tired with caped crusaders and gritty reboots?Marvel and DC Plan 20 Movies for the Next Six Years: Will the Comic Book Movie Bubble Burst?|Rich Goldstein|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You really were ahead of your time with Twin Peaks—this gritty, engrossing serial TV drama.David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, ‘Twin Peaks,’ and Collaborating With Kanye West|Marlow Stern|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a question that We Could Be King, for all its gritty pleasures, never dares to raise, let alone answer.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel|Steve Almond|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gritty with the undisturbed dust of our absence, it was locked.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
It is of a gritty and rasping nature, and is at the same time very friable.
Roadside dirt, whether loamy or gritty, may also be used with good results.Mushrooms: how to grow them|William Falconer
His throat was parched with the sand, his tongue dry and hot and gritty.Gunpowder Treason and Plot|Harold Avery
It promised to be a glorious day, and London was stifling and gritty.All Roads Lead to Calvary|Jerome K. Jerome