adjective, gross·er, gross·est.
noun, plural gross for 11, gross·es for 12, 13.
verb (used with object)
- to disgust or offend, especially by crude language or behavior.
- to shock or horrify.
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That amount decreases for adjusted gross income above $75,000 per individual or $150,000 per qualified couple.Saturday is the final deadline to get your CARES Act $1,200 stimulus check|Lance Lambert|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Sensor Tower, a firm that tracks App Store data, said 98% of App Store developers generate under $1 million in annual gross spending by consumers.Apple to cut app store fees in half for most developers|Verne Kopytoff|November 18, 2020|Fortune
The new pact represents almost a third of the global population and over $26 trillion in gross domestic product.15 countries signed the world’s biggest trade deal—but China is the clear winner|Naomi Xu Elegant|November 16, 2020|Fortune
In the days following Election Day, Gross had said he believed his campaign would win once more votes were counted.
In New York City, for example, gross bookings, or the money Uber collects before paying drivers, increased about 63% in October compared to year-ago levels.3 key takeaways from Uber’s latest pandemic-impacted quarter|Danielle Abril|November 6, 2020|Fortune
None,” said spokesman Kong Man-keung, “and to say we allow them to operate is grossly inaccurate.
The grossly unequal societies we now know were beginning to form.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having autism is not a fate worse than death, and it is grossly offensive for anti-vaxxers to suggest it is.Twisted Anti-Vaxxer Parents Choose Fatal Diseases Over Autism|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then how does he respond criticism that writing and publishing it is grossly offensive?The Surprisingly Good Flight 370 Novel: Author Scott Maka Defends His Controversial Book|Tim Teeman|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reality is in Europe today that Roma children are grossly overrepresented in state care institutions.Another Blonde Haired, Blue Eyed Child Is Found Living With Roma Gypsies In Ireland|Tom Sykes|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Monsieur bores me, and I am angry with him for having, out of cowardice, disparaged me so grossly in talking with Madame.A Chambermaid's Diary|Octave Mirbeau
The motive is simple and intelligible and commendable, but its nature and operation is popularly and grossly misapprehended.Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
I have neglected my trust,—grossly neglected it,—and in nothing more than suffering him to keep your company.One Of Them|Charles James Lever
The strength of the strikers in the British upheaval of 1911, however, has been grossly exaggerated on both sides.Socialism As It Is|William English Walling
It is time that parents and physicians learn that the injuriousness of the habit has been greatly, grossly exaggerated.Woman|William J. Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for gross
- the entire amount
- the great majority