noun. ['ˈgrɪt'] a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone.
Words that Rhyme with Grit
Example sentences of the word grit
1. Noun, singular or mass
Dust the table with the duster to remove the grit left after sanding.
Quotes containing the word grit
1. Our brand of democracy is hard. But I can promise that a year from now, when I no longer hold this office, I'll be right there with you as a citizen - inspired by those voices of fairness and vision, of grit and good humor and kindness that have helped America travel so far.
- Barack Obama
2. You think intelligence and grit can succeed by themselves, but I'm telling you that's a pretty illusion.
- Nancy Kress, Steal Across the Sky
noun. ['ˈgrɪt'] fortitude and determination.
- natural object
verb. ['ˈgrɪt'] clench together.
verb. ['ˈgrɪt'] cover with a grit.