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gross someone out

Definition of gross someone out in English:

North American informal Disgust someone: he used to eat worms to gross her out
More example sentences
  • However, he shot me a disgusted look, as if he was grossed out or something.
  • He told me he was grossed out by my chocolate maggot story.
  • Eh, if I didn't know those two were only best friends, I would be grossed out.
Synonyms
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
See parent entry: gross

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