nitty-gritty

noun nit·ty-grit·ty \ ˈni-tē-ˌgri-tē , ˌni-tē-ˈgri- \

Definition of nitty-gritty

: what is essential and basic : specific practical details
  • get down to the nitty-gritty of the problem

nitty-gritty

adjective

Origin and Etymology of nitty-gritty

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