Grossly is defined as something done in a disgusting manner, or is something that is extreme or excessive.adverb
- When you do eat in an unpleasant and disgusting way, this is an example of behaving grossly.
- When something is extremely, ridiculously overpriced, this is an example of a time when it is grossly overpriced.
Variant of gross
- big or fat and coarse-looking; corpulent; burly
- glaring; flagrant; very bad: a gross miscalculation
- dense; thick
- lacking fineness, as in texture
- lacking fine distinctions or specific details
- lacking in refinement or perception; insensitive; dull
- vulgar; obscene; coarse: gross language
- Slang unpleasant, disgusting, offensive, etc.
- with no deductions; total; entire: gross income
- Archaic evident; obvious
Origin: ME grose < OFr gros, big, thick, coarse < LL grossus, thick
Origin: ME groos < OFr grosse, orig. fem. of gros
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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