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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
    informal hulking, porky, pudgy, tubby, blubbery, roly-poly
    British informal podgy, fubsy
    North American vulgar slang lard-assed
    [Antonyms] slender
  • 2 they used gross insults to intimidate her
    informal sleazy, porno, porn, raunchy, naughty, blue, steamy, spicy, locker-room
    North American informal gamy
    euphemistic adult
    [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 informal yobbish
    Australian/New Zealand informal ocker
    [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
    archaic arrant
    [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
    informal rake 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
    informal turn off, make someone want to throw up
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