- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||(of a sound) harsh, jarring, or discordant.
The wheels of the train made a grating noise as the train came to a halt.
||irritating or displeasing, esp. due to harshness or discordance.
I find their constant arguing very grating.
- similar words:
- annoying, bothersome, irritating, jarring, tiresome