gross(redirected from grossness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to grossness: unpreparedness, vouch for, take advantage, pointed 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 someone out
to disgust someone. Those horrible pictures just gross me out. Jim's story totally grossed out Sally.
Sl. How disgusting! He put chocolate syrup on his pie! So gross! He's barfing! So gross!
See also: gross
gross somebody outalso gross out somebody
to make someone uncomfortable because it is very unpleasant I could only watch part of the movie because it really grossed me out.
gross one out
Disgust or revolt one, as in Chewing gum in church grosses me out, or His explicit language grossed her out. [Slang; mid-1900s]
To fill someone with disgust; nauseate someone: The pizza they serve at school grosses me out. The gory pictures grossed out our friends.
mod. crude; vulgar; disgusting. (Slang only when overused.) What a gross thing to even suggest.
gross someone out
tv. to disgust someone. Jim’s story totally grossed out Sally.
1. n. something disgusting. That horror movie was a real gross-out.
2. mod. disgusting; gross. What a gross-out day this has been!
exclam. How disgusting! (California.) He put chocolate syrup on his pie! So gross!