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Definition of "grits" []

  • A ground, usually white meal of dried and hulled corn kernels that is boiled and served as a breakfast food or side dish. (noun-plural)
  • Coarsely ground grain, especially corn. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grits" in a sentence
  • "Comparing this to whether you buy corn flakes or grits is really, really, really a completely irrelevent comparison."
  • "The thing about grits is they can be a bit bland by themselves."
  • "Without you, I could not continue to "pen" these bite-sized pieces of Provence, slices of French life, or grits from the Gaul."