[ grohs-out ]
/ ˈgroʊsˌaʊt /
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
Words nearby gross-out
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Example sentences from the Web for gross-out
Where Richter took moments in the news and gave them a genteel blur, Fabian Marcaccio goes for gross-out goop instead.
If you think this sounds like a scene from a gross-out bromance, you're right.
British Dictionary definitions for gross-out
/ US slang /
verb (tr, adverb)
to cause (a person) to feel distaste or strong dislike for (something)
a person or thing regarded as disgusting or objectionable
disgusting, boring, or objectionable
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