Definition of grist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grist

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BrE BrE//ɡrɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡrɪst//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English ‘grinding’, of Germanic origin; related to grind.Idioms
(all) grist to the/somebody’s mill(British English)(North American English (all) grist for the/somebody’s mill)
 
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something that is useful to somebody for a particular purpose Political sex scandals are all grist to the mill of the tabloid newspapers.

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