Synonyms of nitty-gritty in English:

nitty-gritty


See definition of nitty-gritty

noun

1‘she is no longer involved in the nitty-gritty of running the company’

SYNONYMS

basics, essentials, essence, essential part, main point, fundamental point, fundamentals, substance, heart of the matter, nub, core, heart, centre, quintessence, point, crux, gist, salient point, focal point, nucleus, meat, pith, kernel, marrow, burden

hard work, slog, toil, labour, donkey work, drudgery

brass tacks, nuts and bolts