grittier grittier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
  2. (adj) willing to face danger

Usage(s):

  1. Capa's work is grittier and more spontaneous, his D-Day shots unmatchable.
  2. The idea now is to push him as a grittier, edgier alternative.
  3. He was stern and ferocious, similar to protagonists in the grittier, glummer, more violent action-adventure films of the past few years.

News

  1. ‘Man of Steel’ Greeted With Lukewarm Reviews

    Zack Snyder’s more mature, grittier Superman reboot is finally here. Man of Steel, patterned after the success of Christopher Nolan’s more mature, grittier Batman reboot, features Henry Cavill as Kal-El, the super-powered Kryptonian who eventually becomes the most famous super …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  2. Grim, Violent Man of Steel Sells Superman's Soul for Spectacle

    The overwhelming impression I get from Man of Steel is that someone, somewhere along the line, thought that the core concept of Superman and every piece of his story needed to be souped up: made edgier, darker, grittier, more violent, more explosive. Every change in Man of Steel serves that end rather than the story, or even a plausible reboot of the character and continuity.                
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. On 'Graceland,' 'blue skies' turn dark

    USA is taking a grittier turn with 'Graceland.'
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Journal

Quotes

  1. "We make (Chicago) look a lot grittier through the camera in the story," says Gary Oldman, who plays Lt. James Gordon, "but I think initially there were artists' impressions of cities, and they take a skyscraper from here and a skyscraper...
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Gary Oldman Source: CNN

  2. "We just wanted to play a grittier game. We were fortunate to get some power play goals, and we got some big saves from our goaltender. There were a lot of small gritty plays that we had to make and we got them done. That makes a big difference for...
    on Oct 28, 2009 By: Dave Tippett Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "I thought we were grittier," Nash told reporters after the Suns overcame an 18-point deficit. "We stopped giving up easy stuff and took them out of their rhythm and comfort zone a little bit. That was the difference for us."
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Steve Nash Source: Reuters India

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