• IPA: /ˈɡɹaɪndɪŋ/
  1. present participle of grind#English|grind

grinding (plural grindings)

  1. The action of grinding together or crushing into small particles.
    Ominous creakings and grindings came from the innards of the machine.
  2. (dance) A form of dance in which two people rub their bodies together.
  3. (online gaming) Repeatedly performing the same quest or similar in-game activity in order to amass points or wealth.
Translations Adjective

grinding (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.
    The meeting came to a grinding halt when the two sides could not agree.
  2. Hard and tedious.
    a week filled with grinding toil

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