Definition of gross

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • gross is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • gross is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • gross is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of gross


  • without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers (adjective)

    Examples

    1. gross negligence

    Synonyms

    1. arrant
    2. complete
    3. consummate
    4. double-dyed
    5. everlasting
    6. perfect
    7. pure
    8. sodding
    9. staring
    10. stark
    11. thorough
    12. thoroughgoing
    13. unadulterated
    14. utter
  • repellently fat (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. porcine
  • conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible (adjective)

    Examples

    1. gross ineptitude
    2. gross injustice

    Synonyms

    1. crying
    2. egregious
    3. flagrant
    4. glaring
    5. rank
  • visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features) (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. megascopic
  • the entire amount of income before any deductions are made (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. receipts
    2. revenue
  • twelve dozen (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. 144
  • conspicuously and tastelessly indecent (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a revoltingly gross expletive

    Synonyms

    1. crude
    2. earthy
    3. vulgar
  • before any deductions (adjective)

    Examples

    1. gross income
  • earn before taxes, expenses, etc. (verb)
  • lacking fine distinctions or detail (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the gross details of the structure appear reasonable

See definition of gross in Merriam Webster

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