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gross-out

[grohs-out] /ˈgroʊsˌaʊt/
noun, Slang.
1.
something that is disgustingly offensive.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; noun use of verb phrase gross out
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gross-out

modifier

: The Animal House gross-out movies are all about groups/ gross-out scenes of the Dalmatian mounting the smaller dog

noun

Something particularly disgusting; repellent trash: He attempts the ultimate gross-out: ''self-expression'' of the kind found in Greenwich Village (1960s+ Teenagers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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