gristly gristly

Definition(s):

  • (adj) difficult to chew

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A little tough, perhaps, and not very tasty, yet between a relatively succulent morsel of horse and a comparatively gristly portion of cow there is not so marked a difference.
  2. At Communist headquarters by Rio's tree-shaded Flamengo Beach, party members popped firecrackers, chewed gristly, barbecued beef, drank guaran, a soft drink.
  3. But the new beef will be more bony and gristly, because it is not finished on grain before going to market.

News

  • Cleveland Kidnapper Pleads Guilty, Avoiding Death Penalty

    The Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive in his home has pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges in exchange for dodging the possibility of the death penalty. Ariel Castro's plea means there won't be a trial and the city of Cleveland can try move beyond his gristly crimes.
    on July 27, 2013     Source: NPR

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