Definitions of gross

  1. Great; large; bulky; fat; of huge size; excessively large.
  2. Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate.
  3. Expressing, Or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure.
  4. Thick; dense; not attenuated; as, a gross medium.
  5. Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence.
  6. Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; - opposed to net.
  7. The number of twelve dozen; twelve times twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.
  8. twelve dozen
  9. Grossness.
  10. Twelve dozen; mass; entire amount.
  11. The main bulk: the whole taken together: a great hundred, i. e., twelve dozen.
  12. The main bulk; whole sum; twelve dozen.
  13. Twelve dozen, as a unit.
  14. The greater part; mass; entire amount.
  15. The main body; the bulk; twelve dozen. In the gross, or by the gross, the whole undivided; all parts taken together. Gross- weight, the weight of goods with the cask, or whatever contains them. Villein in gross, a servile person who belonged to the lord, and was at his disposal the same as any other goods or chattels.
  16. The number of twelve dozen: great gross, 112 gross.
  17. Grossly.
  18. conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; " coarse language"; " a crude joke"; " crude behavior"; " an earthy sense of humor"; " a revoltingly gross expletive"; " a vulgar gesture"; " full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
  19. of general aspects or broad distinctions; " the gross details of the structure appear reasonable"
  20. before any deductions; " gross income"
  21. The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass.
  22. Bulky; thick; coarse; rude; indelicate; flagrant; as, gross errors; dull; heavy; dense; whole; total; opposite to net.
  23. Coarse: rough: dense: palpable: whole: coarse in mind: stupid: sensual: obscene.
  24. Coarse; large; palpable; obscene.
  25. Large and coarse; glaring, as a fault.
  26. Entire.
  27. Indelicate; obscene.
  28. Thick; bulky; corpulent; coarse; rough; vulgar; sensual; obscene; impure; unrefined; great; palpable; enormous; shameful; stupid; total.
  29. Thick; fat; corpulent; coarse; rude; indelicate; impure; unrefined; great, as gross ignorance; whole or entire.