the nitty-gritty

Definition of the nitty-gritty

informal

  1. :  the most important and basic facts or details about something He deals with the nitty-gritty of running the department. Let's get down to the nitty-gritty and find out what happened.

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nitty-grittyplay
  1. :  what is essential and basic :  specific practical details


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