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Definition of Gross


  1. Great; large; bulky; fat; of huge size; excessively large.
  2. Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate.
  3. Not easily aroused or excited; not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless.
  4. Expressing, Or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure.
  5. Thick; dense; not attenuated; as, a gross medium.
  6. Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence.
  7. Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; -- opposed to net.
  8. The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass.
  9. The number of twelve dozen; twelve times twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.

Gross Quotations

I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
Fidel Castro

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
George Bernard Shaw

When you are with the wrong person, who doesn't really love you, all you want is to be adored. It makes you more inward and needy. Gross.
Marina and the Diamonds

When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
Megan Fox

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.
William Wordsworth
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Gross Translations

gross in German is Brutto
gross in Italian is grosso, lordo
gross in Norwegian is plump, tykk, brutto, grov, gross
gross in Spanish is doce docenas

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