Simple Definition of gritty
: containing very small pieces of sand or stone : containing grit
: having or showing a lot of courage and determination
: harsh and unpleasant
Examples of gritty
I admire her gritty determination to succeed.
The book describes the gritty realities of life on the streets.
He gave us all of the gritty details of his divorce.
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