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nitty-gritty

adjective

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nitty-gritty

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of nitty-gritty (Entry 2 of 2)

the specific practical details of something
  • the governor tends to leave the nitty-gritty of running the state government to others

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The first known use of nitty-gritty was in 1934

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“Nitty-gritty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nitty-gritty. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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