gross-out


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gross-out

1. modifier Eliciting a strong feeling of disgust or revulsion, usually intentionally. With its paper-thin plot and gross-out humor, this movie will only appeal to the most juvenile of audiences.
2. noun Some thing, event, or situation that elicits a strong feeling of disgust or revulsion, whether intentionally or not. That new horror movie isn't even scary, it's just trying to be a big gross-out. There's a piece of meat in the fridge that's completely rotten. What a gross-out!

gross-out

1. n. something disgusting. That horror movie was a real gross-out.
2. mod. disgusting; gross. What a gross-out day this has been!
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I used to make four serious pics and one gross-out comedy every year.
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That only appears to be the case for gross-outs, as we have come to know them, in recent years.
Funny as much of the action is, however, the approach feels rather less fresh, and the gross-outs seem more gratuitous and tossed in for effect, than in "There's Something About Mary.
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A wicked blend of cringes, laughs, and gross-outs, 'Living Hell' is a movie that I'm sure will be embraced by all lovers of the bizarre in this genre of ours," creature-corner.
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Multiple gross-outs are served up, to be sure, but they're not what you might expect, and the aftermath bears notably lifelike doses of regret and sober reflection on the boys' silly, sometimes inexcusable behavior.
Author Dennis DiClaudio makes deadly afflictions almost fun with his implausible humor, introducing the brave to wild gross-outs like alien hand syndrome (it ``won't always try to kill you'') and bejel (``in which you get syphilis just by touching someone'').
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As it is, commercials wiz Blair Hayes' debut feature is hopelessly compromised and quickly sunk by the mismatching of mild Farrellys-style mainstream caricaturing and gross-outs with weird societal highlighting that could have used the touch of an Errol Morris or Werner Herzog.