grosser

[ groh-ser ]

nounInformal.
  1. a commercial production, as a motion picture or record, that generates a large amount of income.

Origin of grosser

1
First recorded in 1955–60; gross + -er1

Words Nearby grosser

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How to use grosser in a sentence

  • He entered at length into the transaction, and concluded by asserting that there could not be a grosser case in all its bearings.

  • That which is existence, reflecting itself on the yet grosser form of Prithiv, shows forth what we call objective reality.

    Evolution of Life and Form | Annie Wood Besant
  • He enjoyed life—but not with rude activity, like the grosser members of the ruling caste—rather with a certain rare languor.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • The grosser part remains with us, but the soul is flown away in some noble expression, or some delicate turn of words, or thought.

  • But from the moment it's for the convenience of others the signs have to be grosser, the shades begin to go.

    The Tragic Muse | Henry James