how to pronounce grits


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the above transcription of grits 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.

grits is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… foods like gumbo grits biscuits and …”

meanings of grits


  1. Plural of grit ('hulled oats').
  2. Coarsely ground hominy which is boiled and eaten, primarily in the Southern United States.
  3. Plural of Grit.
  4. Plural of grit.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grit.


  1. The Liberal Party of Canada.

grits frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word grits occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grits can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grits can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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