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gross

noun

1 gross

Twelve dozen.

synonym: 144.

Roget 98: five, cinque [Fr.], quint, quincux; six, half-a-dozen, half dozen; seven; eight; nine, three times three; dicker; ten, decade; ... show more

Dutch: gros



2 gross

The entire amount of income before any deductions are made.

synonyms: receipts, revenue.

Dutch: brutoloon, brutosalaris, revenu, revenuen
Polish: utarg

verb

1 gross

Earn before taxes, expenses, etc..

adjective

1 gross

Before any deductions.

Roget 846: ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey; plain, bald (unadorned) 849; homely; ordinary, unornamental, inartistic; unsightly, ... show more

Roget 851: in bad taste vulgar, unrefined.    coarse, indecorous, ribald, gross; unseemly, unbeseeming, unpresentable; contra bonos mores [Lat.]; ungraceful etc. (ugly) 846.    ... show more

Roget 961: impure; unclean etc. (dirty) 653; not to be mentioned to ears polite; immodest, shameless; indecorous, indelicate, indecent; Fescennine; loose, ... show more

Roget 653: dirty, filthy, grimy; unclean, impure; soiled etc. v.; not to be handled with kid gloves; dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, ... show more

2 gross

Lacking fine distinctions or detail.

3 gross

Repellently fat.

synonym: porcine.

4 gross

Visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features).

synonym: megascopic.

5 gross

Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers:
— Gross negligence.

synonyms: arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, perfect, pure, sodding, staring, stark ... show more.

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

6 gross

Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent:
— A revoltingly gross expletive.

synonyms: crude, earthy, vulgar.

Polish: prymitywny

7 gross

Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible:
— Gross ineptitude.
— Gross injustice.

synonyms: crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, rank.

Roget 945: vicious; sinful; sinning etc. v.; wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal; naughty, incorrect; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Adamic, Boeotian, C, Circean, Doric, Rabelaisian, abhorrent, abject, abominable, absolute, adipose, afford, aggregate, all, all-embracing, all-inclusive, animal, animalistic, arrant, asinine ... show more.

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