Synonyms of nitty-gritty in English:

nitty-gritty

noun

  • informal she is no longer involved in the nitty-gritty of running the company
    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
    informal brass tacks, nuts and bolts
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