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This page is about the slang term gross

Meaning: disgusting, very unpleasant

For example:

  • Did you see that story on the news about the woman who was so fat she couldn't get out of bed. She was gross!

  • "Oh, gross!" she said when she saw the roaches running across the floor of the kitchen.

Quick Quiz:

Which would most people find gross?

a. wearing unwashed underwear

b. washing unworn underwear

c. wearing underwear under water

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Contributor: Matt Errey