The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of nitty gritty

nitty gritty

  • in a nutshell

    Last edited on Aug 01 2005. Submitted by Ivan from Croatia on Aug 01 2005.

  • facts

    Last edited on Nov 23 2012. Submitted by DonkeyP from Lau Pl, Kaaawa, HI 96730, USA on Nov 23 2012.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: acronym for "if you know what I mean and I think you do".
Definitions include: a bad person.
Definitions include: thirteen.
Definitions include: to become crunk (i.e. excited, amongst several other definitions.)
Definitions include: disliked, hated among many, ugly, bitchy, snotty, slutty
Definitions include: "Ask any questions that you'd like."
Definitions include: to step away from a person.
Definitions include: good favor earned from an action.
Definitions include: "hot"
Definitions include: Means no, negative, not correct, your wrong.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(10)  
No longer use it(1)  
Heard it but never used it(4)  
Have never heard it(1)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 8 votes: 24%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/nitty-gritty">nitty gritty</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/nitty-gritty nitty gritty]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.