1. (also gritts) anything seen as a necessity, e.g. money or sex.
|Earl Wilson’s New York 24: A Harlemite says to acquaintances he hasn’t seen in months, ‘Hi, man.’ ‘I can’t get to my grits,’ the friend grunts—meaning he’s desperate, in the final stages of poverty.|
|Daddy Cool (1997) 72: This was the grits. If he didn’t take care of business right, it would be all for nothing.|
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com 🌐 gritts Definition: money, sex, or something needed (wanted) Example: Who got the gritts?|
2. one’s business.
|After Hours 54: Walberto got down to the main grits he brought for me.|