grosser; grossest also more gross; most gross
1 : very obvious or noticeable
There is a gross [=glaring] error in the text.
They have suffered a gross injustice.
That's a gross exaggeration.
2 a : rude or offensive
gross [=vulgar, coarse] language
2 b informal : very disgusting
That soup looks gross.
She has a gross habit of chewing on the ends of her hair.
3 always used before a noun : including everything
What was the gross [=total] weight of the shipment?
— used especially to describe a total amount of money that exists before anything (such as taxes or expenses) is taken away
the company's gross annual profits
Their gross earnings were $50,000.
4 : very big or fat
a gross man with an enormous belly
— grossly adverb
— grossness noun