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(adj., noun, adj.sat, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Gross.

How to pronounce gross:


Gross - as an adjective

Before any deductions

Example: "Gross income"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Gross - as a noun

Twelve dozen

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

The entire amount of income before any deductions are made

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
amount8amount of moneysum5sum of money
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Gross - as an adjective satellite

Lacking fine distinctions or detail

Example: "The gross details of the structure appear reasonable"

Repellently fat

Example: "A bald porcine old man"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Example: "An arrant fool"

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Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

Example: "Coarse language"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Example: "A crying shame"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Gross - as a verb

Earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

Example Sentences

"Eating spoiled food is gross."
"The bathroom was in a gross state."
"She made a really gross joke."
"I hate the gross feeling of slimy textures."
"His behavior was completely gross and inappropriate."
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Word Game Points

Is GROSS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, gross is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

GROSS has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is GROSS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, gross is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
GROSS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is GROSS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, gross is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
GROSS has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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