gross someone out

gross someone out
tv. to disgust someone.
Those horrible pictures just gross me out. CD Jim’s story totally grossed out Sally.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • gross someone out — informal disgust someone, typically with repulsive or obscene behavior or appearance …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross out — gross (someone) out to make someone uncomfortable because it is very unpleasant. I could only watch part of the movie because it really grossed me out …   New idioms dictionary

  • creep (someone) out — vb to disgust, disquiet someone. Formed from the colloquial creepy , the phrase is popular among younger teenagers. ► I don t care: he creeps me out, plus he smells gross... (The X Files, US TV series, 1996) …   Contemporary slang

  • gross out — verb 1. fill with distaste This spoilt food disgusts me • Syn: ↑disgust, ↑revolt, ↑repel • Derivationally related forms: ↑repulsive (for: ↑repel), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross — adjective 1》 unattractively large or bloated. 2》 vulgar; coarse.     ↘informal very unpleasant; repulsive. 3》 blatantly wrong or unacceptable: gross human rights abuses. 4》 (of income, profit, or interest) without deduction of tax or other… …   English new terms dictionary

  • gross — gross1 S3 [grəus US grous] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(total)¦ 2¦(very bad)¦ 3¦(nasty)¦ 4¦(fat)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: gros big, thick , from Latin grossus] 1.) ¦(TOTAL)¦ [only b …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gross — 1 adjective 1 TOTAL a) a gross amount of money is the total amount before any tax or costs have been taken away: a gross profit of $15 million | gross receipts (=the gross amount of money received) compare net 3 (1) b) a gross weight is the total …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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