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Synonyms of gross in English:


  • 1 I feel gross and even my legs feel flabby
    obese, corpulent, overweight, fat, big, large, outsize, outsized, massive, immense, huge, colossal, fleshy, flabby, portly, bloated, bulky, lumpish
    informalhulking, porky, pudgy, tubby, blubbery, roly-poly
    British informalpodgy, fubsy
    North American vulgar slanglard-assed
    [Antonyms] slender
  • 2 they used gross insults to intimidate her
    informalsleazy, porno, porn, raunchy, naughty, blue, steamy, spicy, locker-room
    North American informalgamy
    [Antonyms] pure
  • 3 don't go throwing yourself at men of gross natures
    boorish, loutish, oafish, thuggish, brutish, bearish, Neanderthal, philistine, coarse, uncouth, unsavoury, crass, vulgar, common, unrefined, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, undiscriminating, tasteless, insensitive, unfeeling, imperceptive, callous
    British informalyobbish
    Australian/New Zealand informalocker
    [Antonyms] refined
  • 5 the report is a gross distortion of the truth
    flagrant, blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident, conspicuous;
    naked, barefaced, shameless, brazen, audacious, brass-necked;
    out and out, utter, complete;
    outrageous, scandalous, shocking, disgraceful, reprehensible, dreadful, terrible;
    enormous, heinous, atrocious, monstrous, wicked, iniquitous, villainous
    [Antonyms] minor
  • 6 tax is deducted from their gross income
    total, whole, entire, complete, full, overall, comprehensive, aggregate;
    before deductions, before tax
    [Antonyms] net
  • verb

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  • he grosses over a million dollars a month
    informalrake in, pull in, haul in, bag
  • Phrases

    gross out

    North American informal
    luckily he wasn't one to get grossed out by blood
    disgust, revolt, repel, repulse, sicken, nauseate, cause to feel nauseous, make shudder, turn someone's stomach, make someone's gorge rise;
    be repugnant to, be repulsive to, be distasteful to
    informalturn off, make someone want to throw up

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