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    gross - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gross

    Definition
    (noun) twelve dozen
    Synonyms : 144
    Definition
    (noun) the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    Synonyms : receipts , revenue
    Definition
    (verb) earn before taxes, expenses, etc. Definition
    (adj) before any deductions
    Example Sentence
    • gross income
    Definition
    (adj) lacking fine distinctions or detail
    Example Sentence
    • the gross details of the structure appear reasonable
    Definition
    (adj) repellently fat
    Synonyms : porcine
    Example Sentence
    • a bald porcine old man
    Definition
    (adj) visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
    Synonyms : megascopic
    Definition
    (adj) without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    Example Sentence
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth
    Definition
    (adj) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    Synonyms : crude , earthy , vulgar
    Example Sentence
    • coarse language
    • a crude joke
    • crude behavior
    • an earthy sense of humor
    • a revoltingly gross expletive
    • a vulgar gesture
    • full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
    Definition
    (adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    Synonyms : crying , egregious , flagrant , glaring , rank
    Example Sentence
    • a crying shame
    • an egregious lie
    • flagrant violation of human rights
    • a glaring error
    • gross ineptitude
    • gross injustice
    • rank treachery
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gross

Grosz - Big grosz with Nazi sash SS, higher than buildings.

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