Definition Of gritty


containing or covered with grit.

I was apparently indoors, though the floor was dingy and muddy and covered in gritty sand.

showing courage and resolve.

a gritty pioneer woman

Example Of gritty

  • A grainy or gritty texture isn't considered a plus in the chocolate world.

  • Also, the underlayer of cement primer makes the ochre-gold acrylic surface look gritty and holds the tendency towards the decorative in counterpoint.

  • Although seldom looking a danger they showed gritty determination to keep their line intact.

  • As such, the photographs tell a collective story - one that is clearly shaped by editors who seek gritty and unflinching pictures.

  • Australian landscape painting is perhaps better known for scenes of the vast uninhabited bush, or else gritty urban scenes.

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