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gritty

Pronunciation: /ˈgrɪti/

Translation of gritty in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-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 2.2 (uncompromising) descarnado
    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.
    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.

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