Definition of gross-out in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrəʊsaʊt/
informal, chiefly North American


Disgusting, repellent, or shocking: the movie features several gross-out scenes
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  • In short, it might be unfair to stick a simple gross-out label on the movie.
  • A good gross-out film will, in fact, be a cohesive movie with a handful of outrageous scene-stealers.
  • It is the third film in the gross-out comedy series, and, contrary to initial scepticism, is a worthy way to finish the trilogy.


A person or thing that arouses disgust or shock: there’s the moment in the film where the head floats by, which is a gross-out he sure sounds like a total gross-out

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