(noun, verb)


1. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

Similar word(s): dweeb, nerd, swot, wonk

Definition categories: person, assimilator, learner, scholar

2. the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground

- a coarse grind of coffee

Definition categories: attribute, degree, grade, level

3. hard monotonous routine work

Similar word(s): donkeywork, drudgery, plodding

Definition categories: act, labor, labour, toil

4. the act of grinding to a powder or dust

Similar word(s): mill, pulverization

Definition categories: act, compaction, crunch, crush

Sentences with grind as a noun:

- This bag contains espresso grind.

- This homework is a grind.


1. press or grind with a crushing noise

Similar word(s): cranch, craunch, crunch

Definition categories: contact, press

2. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

Similar word(s): grate

Definition categories: contact, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

3. work hard

Similar word(s): dig, drudge, labor, labour, moil, toil, travail

Definition categories: social, work

4. dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced

Definition categories: motion, dance

5. reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

- grind the spices in a mortar

Similar word(s): bray, comminute, crunch, mash

Definition categories: change, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

6. created by grinding

- grind designs into the glass bowl

Definition categories: creation, create, make

7. shape or form by grinding

- grind lenses for glasses and cameras

Definition categories: creation, forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Sentences with grind as a verb:

- grind a lens

- grind an axe

- This corn grinds well.

- Steel grinds to a sharp edge.

- Grinding lessons into students' heads does not motivate them to learn.

- Eh, brah, let's go grind.