What Does GRINDING Mean?

GRINDING means Performing Repetitive Tasks in an online gaming context.

GRINDING is a term used in gaming to refer to the act of "Performing Repetitive Tasks" within a game to gain experience points, to progress through the game, or to earn money or other items.

GRINDING requires a big time investment from players and can sometimes be avoided by paying to buy the required items.

Summary of Key Points

"Performing Repetitive Tasks" is the most common definition for GRINDING on online gaming forums.
Definition:Performing Repetitive Tasks
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of GRINDING in Sentences

Here is an example of GRINDING being used in an online conversation:
  • Paul: Are you coming over tonight?
  • Jerri: I can't. I'll be GRINDINGthrough this level for the rest of the week.

Example of GRINDING Used in a Text

Using GRINDING on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)


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