Coarse

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
  • adj. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
  • adj. Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
  • adj. Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
  • adj. Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
  • adj. Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Large in bulk, or composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture; gross; thick; rough; -- opposed to fine.
  • adj. Not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of inferior or faulty quality; poor in kind or character; not pure or choice; not soft or dainty; rude; common; base.
  • Wanting in fineness of texture or delicacy of structure, or in elegance of form; composed of large parts or particles; thick and rough in texture: as, coarse thread or yarn; coarse hair; coarse sand; coarse cloth; coarse paper.
  • Exhibiting or characterized by lack of refinement; rude; vulgar; of manners or speech, unpolished, uncivil, or ill-bred: as, a coarse face; coarse manners.
  • Gross; indelicate; offensive: as, coarse language; a coarse gesture.
  • Rough; inclement; unpleasant: said of the weather: as, it's a coarse day.
  • In pathology, rough; hoarse: said of the respiratory note or of r├óles heard in auscultation of the chest.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
  • adj. of low or inferior quality or value
  • adj. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • Equivalent
    granular    granulated    large-grained    farinaceous    gritty    granulose    loose    plushy    open    grainy   
    Cross Reference
    Form
    coarsen    coarsely    coarseness   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    unpolished    gross    thick    uncouth    blunt    rough    inelegant    indelicate    large    vulgar   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Corse    Force    Morse    Norse    bourse    corse    course    divorce    endorse    enforce   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    rough    thin    dirty    vulgar    ugly