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Meaning, Sentences, Synonyms and Antonyms for Gross

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There are different opinions on this advertisement and some regard it as a terrific example of creativity. But my personal opinion is that this advertisement is a little ewwwww….that is gross in its content. Just to imagine an umbilical cord hanging like that is a little disturbing, isn’t it?

You can have your own opinion on the ad but I just gave mine.

Gross has multiple connotations. And it’s the usage of the word and the context in which it is used, that will help you identify the appropriate meaning.

As an adjective, it represents something disgusting, awful, sickening and vile, quite similar to the feelings that the video might have induced in your head.

As a noun, Gross stands for the “total amount”. GDP, a term frequently used while discussing Economy, stands for Gross Domestic Product. Now that you know the meaning of Gross, Mention of GDP in Newshour debates and Newspapers should not bother you. And in case, you are well versed with the abbreviation GDP, deciphering the meaning of Gross shouldn’t be hard for you. Either way, you now have something to help you memorize the word Gross.

As a verb, to gross is to pull in money. Any idea, how much did Salman Khan’s or Johnny Depp’s last release grossed?

Pronunciation: Grohs

Meaning of Gross

1. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude.
2. Offensive; disgusting.
3. Lacking sensitivity or discernment; unrefined:
4. Carnal; sensual.
5. The entire amount
6. To Earn

Example Sentences for Gross

1. The gross revenue of all the states is estimated at 24 million sterling.
2. She described the skeleton as gross, with dead stuff clinging to some of the bones.
3. The eagerly anticipated package was a gross disappointment.


Filthy, massive, obese, coarse


Little, weak, moral, thin, insignificant

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