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grit·ty

 (grĭt′ē)
adj. grit·ti·er, grit·ti·est
1. Containing, covered with, or resembling grit.
2. Showing resolution and fortitude; plucky: a gritty decision.

grit′ti·ly adv.
grit′ti·ness n.
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gritty

(ˈɡrɪtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. courageous; hardy; resolute
2. of, like, or containing grit
ˈgrittily adv
ˈgrittiness n
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grit•ty

(ˈgrɪt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. consisting of, containing, or resembling grit; sandy.
2. resolute and courageous; plucky.
[1590–1600]
grit′ti•ly, adv.
grit′ti•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gritty - composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
2.gritty - willing to face dangergritty - willing to face danger    
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
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gritty

adjective
1. rough, sandy, dusty, abrasive, rasping, grainy, gravelly, granular She threw a handful of gritty dust into his eyes.
2. courageous, game, dogged, determined, tough, spirited, brave, hardy, feisty (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), resolute, tenacious, plucky, steadfast, ballsy (taboo slang), mettlesome a gritty determination to get to the top
3. realistic, hard-hitting, unsentimental, unromantic a gritty film about inner-city deprivation
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gritty

adjective
Consisting of or covered with large particles:
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Translations
حاثِر، مُرَمَّل
pískovitý
gruset
kornóttur
kumlu

gritty

[ˈgrɪtɪ] ADJ (grittier (compar) (grittiest (superl)))
1. (= grainy) [soil, powder, texture] → arenoso; [surface, floor] → arenoso, granuloso
the sheets felt grittylas sábanas parecían tener arena
2. (= courageous) [person, display, performance] → enérgico, resuelto
gritty determinationobstinada determinación
3. (= true to life) [drama, story, portrayal] → crudo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gritty

[ˈgrɪti] adj
[surface] → recouvert(e) de gravier
[texture] → graveleux/euse
(= brave) [person] → qui a du cran
gritty determination → solide détermination
(= realistic) [description] → réaliste
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gritty

adj (+er)
(lit) (= sandy) soil, pathsandig; (= grainy) texture, foodkörnig
(fig: = courageous) personmutig, tapfer; determinationzäh; the team’s gritty displaydas tapfere Spiel der Mannschaft
(fig: = unsentimental) realismhart; drama, filmwirklichkeitsnah; portrayal, accountungeschminkt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gritty

[ˈgrɪtɪ] adj (texture) → granuloso/a; (person) → coraggioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

grit

(grit) noun
1. very small pieces of stone. She's got a piece of grit in her eye.
2. courage. He's got a lot of grit.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈgritted
to keep (the teeth) tightly closed together. He gritted his teeth to stop himself from crying out in pain.
ˈgritty adjective
a gritty substance.
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