Definitions For Grinding


  • A harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
  • Material resulting from the process of grinding
  • The wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
  • Boring or difficult work
  • A person who works or studies too much


  • To crush or break (something) into very small pieces by rubbing it against a rough surface or using a special machine
  • To cut (meat) into small pieces by putting it through a special machine
  • To make (something) sharp or smooth by rubbing it against a hard surface

Is Grinding a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Grinding is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Grinding in a Sentence

  • The corn is ground into meal.
  • The steel grinds to a sharp edge.
  • She kept grinding the car's gears.
  • I need a break from the daily grind.
  • The dull grind of office work

Synonyms for Grinding

Antonyms for Grinding

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