Synonyms of nitty-gritty in English:
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
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan