Definition of Gristly

1. Adjective. Difficult to chew.

Exact synonyms: Cartilaginous, Rubbery
Similar to: Tough
Derivative terms: Gristle



Definition of Gristly

1. a. Consisting of, or containing, gristle; like gristle; cartilaginous.

Definition of Gristly

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or containing gristle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gristly

1. containing gristle [adj -TLIER, -TLIEST]

Medical Definition of Gristly

1. Consisting of, or containing, gristle; like gristle; cartilaginous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gristly

grisons
grissino
grist
grist for the mill
grist mill
grist mills
grist to the mill
grister
gristers
gristle
gristles
gristlier
gristliest
gristliness
gristlinesses
gristly (current term)
gristmill
gristmills
grists
grisy
grit
grit one's teeth
grith
griths
gritrock
grits
gritstone
gritstones
gritted
gritter

Literary usage of Gristly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"Brown gristly rock Rock and rock marl Salt rock Rock, rock marl, and plaster Hard red and gristly rock Blue rock Red and gristly rock Rock marl Red and ..."

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