gross-out

noun, often attributive
\ ˈgrōs-ˌau̇t How to pronounce gross-out (audio) \

Definition of gross-out

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: something inspiring disgust or distaste

gross out

verb
grossed out; grossing out; grosses out

Definition of gross out (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to offend, insult, or disgust by something gross

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Examples of gross-out in a Sentence

Verb that dead frog in our driveway grosses me out

First Known Use of gross-out

Noun

circa 1968, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gross-out was in 1966

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“Gross-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gross-out. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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gross-out

noun

English Language Learners Definition of gross-out

chiefly US, informal : something that is very disgusting : something that grosses you out

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