Synonyms of gross in English:

gross


See definition of gross

adjective

1‘I feel gross and even my legs feel flabby’

SYNONYMS
obese, corpulent, overweight, fat, big, large, outsize, outsized, massive, immense, huge, colossal, fleshy, flabby, portly, bloated, bulky, lumpish
informal hulking, porky, pudgy, tubby, blubbery, roly-poly
British informal podgy, fubsy, lard-arsed
rare pursy, abdominous
ANTONYMS

slender

2‘they used gross insults to intimidate her’

SYNONYMS
vulgar, coarse, crude, obscene, rude, ribald, lewd, bawdy, dirty, filthy, earthy, smutty, risqué, indecent, indelicate, improper, impure, unseemly, offensive, pornographic
informal sleazy, porno, porn, raunchy, naughty, blue, steamy, spicy, locker-room
British informal fruity, saucy, near the knuckle, close to the bone
North American informal gamy
euphemistic adult
rare concupiscent
ANTONYMS

pure

3‘don't go throwing yourself at men of gross natures’

SYNONYMS
boorish, loutish, oafish, thuggish, brutish, bearish, Neanderthal, philistine, coarse, uncouth, unsavoury, crass, vulgar, common, unrefined, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, undiscriminating, tasteless, insensitive, unfeeling, imperceptive, callous
informal cloddish, slobbish, plebby, clodhopping
British informal yobbish
Australian, New Zealand informal ocker
ANTONYMS

refined

4‘I threw up—it was gross’

SYNONYMS
disgusting, repellent, repulsive, abhorrent, loathsome, detestable, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, stomach-churning, stomach-turning, off-putting, unpalatable, unappetizing, uninviting, unsavoury, distasteful, foul, nasty, obnoxious, odious
North American vomitous
informal yucky, icky, sick-making, gut-churning
British informal grotty
archaic disgustful
ANTONYMS

lovely

5‘the report is a gross distortion of the truth’

SYNONYMS
flagrant, blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident, conspicuous
naked, barefaced, shameless, brazen, audacious, brass-necked
undisguised, unconcealed, patent, transparent, manifest, palpable
out and out, utter, complete
outrageous, scandalous, shocking, disgraceful, reprehensible, dreadful, terrible
enormous, heinous, atrocious, monstrous, wicked, iniquitous, villainous
archaic arrant
ANTONYMS

minor

6‘tax is deducted from their gross income’

SYNONYMS
total, whole, entire, complete, full, overall, comprehensive, aggregate
before deductions, before tax
ANTONYMS

net


verb

1‘he grosses over a million dollars a month’

SYNONYMS
earn, make, bring in, take, get, receive, fetch, draw, collect
informal rake in, pull in, haul in, bag

Phrases

    gross out

    ‘luckily he wasn't one to get grossed out by blood’


    SYNONYMS
    North American informal

    disgust, revolt, repel, repulse, sicken, nauseate, cause to feel nauseous, make shudder, turn someone's stomach, make someone's gorge rise

    be repugnant to, be repulsive to, be distasteful to

    informal

    turn off, make someone want to throw up