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Definition of a grind


  • to eat, consume food... used mostly when one is very hungry and will eat a lot.
    Let's go to Denny's to grind.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by jesse from Hawaii, USA on Feb 12 2000.

  • to eat.
    Let's grind.

    Last edited on Jul 23 2002. Submitted by girl from Canada on Jul 23 2002.

  • To dance very closely and suggestively with someone.
    Guys love to grind on hot girls at parties.

    Last edited on Sep 24 2002. Submitted by Mark B. from Eau Claire, WI, USA on Sep 24 2002.

  • Eat.
    Do you want to grind at McDonald's?

    Last edited on Jan 09 2003. Submitted by Jacki P. from Honolulu, HI, USA on Jan 09 2003.

  • hard work, usually dirty work.
    Staying on the grind.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2003. Submitted by Tanner P. from Amarillo, TX, USA on Feb 26 2003.

  • to do low level illegal enterprise; to nickel-and-dime

    Last edited on May 20 2004. Submitted by Leonard R. from Saint Petersburg, FL, USA on May 20 2004.

  • Term used by street hustlers for working. Trying to make money.

    Last edited on Aug 01 2005. Submitted by MVina from Memphis, TN, USA on Aug 01 2005.

  • Any person's method of creating cash flow.
    The shoe shine man at the mall was on his grind this afternoon.
    To be like me you got to get on your grind.

    Last edited on Apr 25 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 04 2009.


  • to work hard. Usually working out. Be fully dedicated. To have no limits, pushing yourself; leading yourself to triumphs.
    I don't take breaks. I don't know how a break feels like because I want success; all I know is grind.

    Last edited on Jan 08 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 05 2014.


  • to dance in a sexually suggestive hip gyrating motion, usu. pressed up against one or two partners on a dance floor.
    I wanna grind on someone.
    My boyfriend likes to grind on me in the club.

    Last edited on May 13 2013. Submitted by Morgan D. from Seattle, WA, USA on Aug 30 2003.

  • to perform a repetitive task in a role playing game in order to increase one's character's stature.
    When I have to grind, I kill centaurs.

    Last edited on Apr 10 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 10 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'grind':

Definitions include: one's daily responsibilities, especially a job.
Definitions include: food.
Definitions include: a sandwich, also called "hoagie" or "sub."
Definitions include: to aggravate; anger; annoy.
Definitions include: to stop functioning.
Definitions include: to have a grudge.
Definitions include: See nose to the grindstone.
Definitions include: a metaphorical position which implies hard work.
Definitions include: to be working/selling drugs.
Definitions include: This describes one who is creative in stimulating genitalia.

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