Definition of Gross
Gross
gross


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(adjective)
repulsive or inspiring disgust;

e.g. The odor was gross and made him nauseous.

(adjective)
glaringly noticeable usually because of inexcusable badness or objectionableness;

e.g. The carpet was gross and covered in a green slimy substance.

(adjective)
able to see without microscopes or other aid;

e.g. She had a gross growth on her elbow.

(adjective)
a total amount that excludes any deductions (e.g. taxes);

e.g. He needed to list the gross amount he made a year in order to be considered for a loan.

(adjective)
gravely deficient in civility, etiquette, or inspiring vulgarity;

e.g. His gross language only caused offense.




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