Definitions For Grit


  • Fortitude and determination
  • A hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone
  • Very small pieces of sand or stone
  • Mental toughness and courage


  • Clench together
  • Cover with a grit

Is Grit a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Grit is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Grit in a Sentence

  • He shook out his shoes to remove the small rocks and grit.
  • Through resourcefulness and grit, the pioneers survived the winter.
  • The crash victim gritted his teeth as a way of coping with the pain

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