gross someone out


gross someone 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.


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  • gross someone out — N. Amer. informal disgust someone. → gross …   English new terms dictionary

  • gross (someone) out — vb American to disgust or repel (someone). The expression is normally used by a speaker to refer to their own distaste. It is a teenagers term, popular since the late 1960s. ► Would you move your socks. Like out into the patio or something? I… …   Contemporary slang

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

  • 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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