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1 gross /ˈgroʊs/ adjective
grosser; grossest
1 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
adjective
grosser; grossest
Learner's definition of GROSS
[also more gross; most gross]
always used before a noun : very obvious or noticeable
: rude or offensive
informal : very disgusting
always used before a noun : including everything
used especially to describe a total amount of money that exists before anything (such as taxes or expenses) is taken away
compare 3net
: very big or fat

— grossly

adverb

— grossness

noun [noncount]
2 gross /ˈgroʊs/ adverb
2 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
adverb
Learner's definition of GROSS
used to describe a total amount of money that exists before anything (such as taxes or expenses) is taken away
3 gross /ˈgroʊs/ verb
grosses; grossed; grossing
3 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
verb
grosses; grossed; grossing
Learner's definition of GROSS

gross out

[phrasal verb]
gross (someone) out also gross out (someone) chiefly US, informal
: to cause (someone) to feel disgusted
see also gross-out
compare 4gross
4 gross /ˈgroʊs/ verb
grosses; grossed; grossing
4 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
verb
grosses; grossed; grossing
Learner's definition of GROSS
[+ object]
: to earn (an amount of money) before taxes, expenses, etc., are taken away compare 4net
compare 3gross
5 gross /ˈgroʊs/ noun
plural grosses
5 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
noun
plural grosses
Learner's definition of GROSS
[count]
: the amount of money earned before taxes, expenses, etc., are taken away
compare 5net
compare 6gross
6 gross /ˈgroʊs/ noun
plural gross
6 gross
/ˈgroʊs/
noun
plural gross
Learner's definition of GROSS
[count]
: a group of 144 things : 12 dozen
compare 5gross
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