Definition of grittiness in US English:



  • See gritty

    • ‘‘They're two players you don't want to have missing from your side because of their grittiness and attitude,’ added Holmes.’
    • ‘Soup of the day was a very fine cauliflower and Stilton, and it had none of the grittiness that often seems to accompany this dish.’
    • ‘So even though it was fictional, there was a grittiness and a realism to it that was different.’
    • ‘Students can learn about the texture of the soil in the site by using methods such as rubbing soil between fingers to assess grittiness, smoothness and stickiness.’
    • ‘The capital city's okay, but has a grittiness to it which I hadn't expected.’