1. [ adjective ] before any deductions

"gross income"

Related terms: net overall
2. [ adjective ] visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
Synonyms: megascopic
Related terms: macroscopic
3. [ adjective ] repellently fat
Synonyms: porcine

"a bald porcine old man"

Related terms: fat
4. [ adjective ] of general aspects or broad distinctions

"the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"

Related terms: general
5. [ adjective ] conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Synonyms: glaring egregious flagrant rank crying

"a crying shame" "an egregious lie" "flagrant violation of human rights" "a glaring error" "gross ineptitude" "gross injustice" "rank treachery"

Related terms: conspicuous
6. [ adjective ] conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
Synonyms: crude earthy vulgar coarse

"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"

Related terms: indecent
7. [ noun ] (mathematics) twelve dozen
Synonyms: 144
Related terms: large_integer
8. [ adjective ] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
Synonyms: utter pure double-dyed everlasting complete perfect sodding stark staring thoroughgoing consummate arrant

"an arrant fool" "a complete coward" "a consummate fool" "gross negligence" "a perfect idiot" "pure folly" "what a sodding mess" "stark staring mad" "utter nonsense"

Related terms: unmitigated
9. [ verb ] (work) earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
Related terms: gain
10. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 416
11. [ noun ] (business) the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
Synonyms: revenue receipts
Related terms: income gate box_office
Similar spelling:   Grosso