grinder

noun grind·er \ ˈgrīn-dər \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of grinder

1 a :molar
b grinders plural :teeth
2 :one that grinds
3 :a machine or device for grinding
4 :submarine 2
5 :an athlete who succeeds through hard work and determination rather than exceptional skill

Examples of grinder in a Sentence

  1. ordered a meatball grinder from the beach's concession stand

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First Known Use of grinder

14th century

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GRINDER Defined for English Language Learners

grinder

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Definition of grinder for English Language Learners

  • : a person or thing that grinds something



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