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Slang

gross

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