outgross

verb out·gross \ ˌau̇t-ˈgrōs \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of outgross

1 : to gross more than
  • a highly anticipated movie that outgrossed all the rest in its first week
2 : to be more disgusting or gross than : to exceed in grossness
  • But violence and decay can't make or break a [TV] series … With so much competition, the rush to outgross the grossest can't possibly last.
  • —Tim Goodman

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1951

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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