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gross-out

[ grohs-out ]
/ ˈgroʊsˌaʊt /
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noun Slang.
something that is disgustingly offensive.
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Origin of gross-out

First recorded in 1970–75; noun use of verb phrase gross out
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How to use gross-out in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for gross-out

gross out
/ US slang /

verb (tr, adverb)
to cause (a person) to feel distaste or strong dislike for (something)
noun gross-out
a person or thing regarded as disgusting or objectionable
adjective gross-out
disgusting, boring, or objectionable
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