grittiest grittiest

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. It's not a surprise that among the grittiest of this season's crime novels are three written by and about women.
  2. Instead, they were on their way to help thousands of New York City slum dwellers clean, repair, paint and decorate 43 of the city's grimiest, grittiest blocks.
  3. The way to think of those early Beatles is as one of the grittiest, nastiest, best punk bands ever, getting tighter by the night during sets that might last eight hours.

News

  • Lady Red Raiders weather storm, but not USA

    BY DALE BALL 810-452-2685 dball@mihomepaper.com PIGEON — It was probably one of the grittiest performances, and certainly the wettest, for the Marlette girls soccer team last Thursday. In the end, though, nearly five hours after starting, the Lady Red Raiders’ season was over. read more
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Brown City Banner

Quotes

  1. "The Anaheim game was maybe our best win, but this might have been the grittiest one," Conroy said. "Hopefully, all those meetings we have are sinking in."
    on Dec 9, 2006 By: Craig Conroy Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Kansas is probably the grittiest team we will play all year," Jack said. "They didn't put their head down when we jumped on them early. They stayed in and fought tough."
    on Jan 1, 2005 By: Jarrett Jack Source: WPXI.com

  3. "To see Lester pitch like that, it was the clutchest, grittiest, gutsiest game I think I've ever seen," said Curt Schilling, well aware that Lester was recovering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the offseason.
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Curt Schilling Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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