gritty

(redirected from grittily)
Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
  • adj

Synonyms for gritty

Synonyms for gritty

consisting of or covered with large particles

Synonyms for gritty

composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

willing to face danger

References in periodicals archive ?
Nicholls completed a double when the Walsh-ridden Foggy's Wall (9-2) grittily held God's Own in the bumper.
Second in the first leg to Ryan Voase, the youngster made no mistake in the next two races, grittily hanging on to win from Voase again and Conner Walkley.
Moone's My Name won grittily at Newmarket on her latest outing and can upset some higher-rated fillies in the Woodcote Stud EBF Valiant Stakes (3.
As rain clouds darkened the Yorkshire countryside, the chasing bunch, led by Endura, came within two minutes of the leaders, but Stannard and Dowsett powered ahead to take first and second places joined by Team Raleigh GAC's Russell Hampton, who grittily held on to the break to secure third place.
In what was truly a titanic tussle, Singleton grittily fought his way through and took the chequered flag behind only a former world champion and multiple Australian champion.
Ramsay made a splash at Cannes in 1999 with her grittily poetic debut feature, "Ratcatcher.
During the opening of the game both sets of forward grittily tested each other in the set pieces and mauls but, led by man of the match Farid Abdulwahab, the team in white and green started to exert their dominance.
McCullum, batting down the order due to back spasms, batted grittily for 134 minutes, hitting four fours off 84 deliveries.
Quite a number of people reflected on it being great that tourists come here because of the show, but I think it's a bit different to the link between Coronation Street and Manchester, which is all about making something grittily realistic.
While the lack of big star names meant that THE HURT LOCKER - about a bomb disposal unit in Iraq - was grittily realistic.
Sykes strolled out to join the grittily determined Latif, and after middling his first ball for a single never looked back.
After five science-fiction novels that explored the seamier side of corporate machinations in grittily realised futures, Morgan turns his hand to classic fantasy, with barbarians, assassins, warlords and demon hordes.
Today, warriors are depicted as grittily real, the enemy both evil and horribly dangerous, and the or ders that filter down to the soldiers seem contradictory and out of touch with their reality.
Anyone who cares about this town or great cinema that can be as poetic as it is grittily natural just has to attend "The Exiles'" eight-day run at the Billy Wilder Theater.
For 15 years a stoic, courageous and grittily determined Israeli ornithologist, Dr Reuven Yosef, has fought with all the means at his disposal to keep intact this remaining claw-hold on survival for the world's dwindling migratory bird populations.