how to pronounce grinding


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The above transcription of grinding is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

grinding is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of grinding in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is it a country of grinding exploitation …”

meanings of grinding


  1. A form of dance in which two people rub their bodies together.
  2. The action of grinding together or crushing into small particles.
  3. Repeatedly performing the same quest or similar in-game activity in order to amass points or wealth.


  1. Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.
  2. Hard and tedious.


  1. Present participle of grind.

words that rhyme with grinding


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