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gritty
American English: /ˈɡrɪdi/
British English: /ˈɡrɪti/

Translation of gritty in Spanish:

adjective -tier, -tiest

  • 1 (with grit in)
    (flour/powder)
    arenoso
    (towel/mussels)
    lleno de arena
    Example sentences
    • I was apparently indoors, though the floor was dingy and muddy and covered in gritty sand.
    • Everywhere there was desolation - trees black and bare-limbed and the ground covered with gritty black ash.
    • Blood is running freely from his nose and an open wound on his head, and he's covered in gritty, grey dust.
  • 2 2.1 (resilient)
    (performance/resistance)
    enérgico
    Example sentences
    • Her courage, gritty determination and undoubted commitment to charity work is held in high regard throughout the world.
    • To claim that the All-Ireland champions performed badly on the day would do an injustice to the visitors' gritty performance.
    • Theirs was a gritty performance which belied their recent run of form.
    2.2 (uncompromising)
    Example sentences
    • It took the genre back to its gritty and violently uncompromising origin.
    • Australian landscape painting is perhaps better known for scenes of the vast uninhabited bush, or else gritty urban scenes.
    • This initial sequence of violence and sex is, utterly disturbing, gritty realism, set against a wider social violence.

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