Meaning of grindingly in English:



See grinding

‘I've only been grindingly poor for a couple years, and now I have what would, I guess, be called a ‘good job.’’
  • ‘York, such a pleasant place to live now, was a grim, impoverished city of slums and open sewers where - for the poor who had few job opportunities - life was grindingly hard, says Keith.’
  • ‘The reality of the life so glamorised in the Hollywood Western was one of grindingly hard work and constantly struggling against the natural elements.’
  • ‘But the years have passed and, while the landscape remains harsh, it is not as grindingly poor as it once was.’
  • ‘When I have accidentally fallen into work of this sort, I've found it grindingly difficult and often baffling.’