English adjective: rough
|1.||rough having or caused by an irregular surface|
|Samples||Trees with rough bark.|
His unsmooth face.
|Similar||abrasive, alligatored, barky, bouldered, bouldery, broken, bullate, bumpy, chapped, coarse-textured, corded, costate, cracked, cracked, cragged, craggy, crushed, gravelly, hilly, homespun, imbricate, imbricated, lepidote, leprose, lined, mountainous, nubbly, nubby, pebbly, pocked, pockmarked, potholed, ribbed, rock-ribbed, rockbound, rocky, rough-textured, roughened, roughish, rugged, rugose, sandpapery, saw-like, scabby, scabrous, scaly, scratchy, scurfy, seamed, shagged, shaggy, shingly, slubbed, squamulose, stony, textured, tweedy, twilled, verrucose, wartlike, warty|
|See also||coarse, harsh, irregular, nonslippery, uneven, unironed, unpolished, wrinkled|
|2.||rough (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse|
|Samples||She was a diamond in the rough.|
|3.||rough not quite exact or correct|
|Samples||The approximate time was 10 o'clock.|
A rough guess.
A ballpark estimate.
|4.||rough full of hardship or trials|
|Samples||The rocky road to success.|
They were having a rough time.
|5.||rough violently agitated and turbulent|
|Samples||Boisterous winds and waves.|
The fierce thunders roar me their music.
|6.||rough unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound|
|Samples||A gravelly voice.|
|Synonyms||grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, scratchy|
|7.||rough ready and able to resort to force or violence|
|Samples||Pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance.|
They were rough and determined fighting men.
|8.||rough of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped|
|Similar||bidentate, biserrate, ciliate, ciliated, crenate, crenated, crenulate, crenulated, crispate, dentate, denticulate, emarginate, erose, fimbriate, fringed, jagged, jaggy, lacerate, lacerated, laciniate, notched, notched, pectinate, rimose, runcinate, saw-toothed, scalloped, serrate, serrated, serrulate, spinose, toothed, toothed|
|See also||compound, simple, unsubdivided|
|Domain category||botany, phytology|
|9.||rough causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements|
|Samples||A rough ride.|
|Synonyms||bumpy, jolting, jolty, jumpy, rocky|
|10.||rough not shaped by cutting or trimming|
|Samples||An uncut diamond.|
|11.||rough not carefully or expertly made|
|Samples||Managed to make a crude splint.|
A crude cabin of logs with bark still on them.
|12.||rough not perfected|
|Samples||A rough draft.|
A few rough sketches.
|13.||rough unpleasantly stern|
|Samples||Wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus.|
The nomad life is rough and hazardous.
|14.||rough unkind or cruel or uncivil|
|Samples||Had harsh words.|
A harsh and unlovable old tyrant.
A rough answer.
English noun: rough
|1.||rough (location) the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short|
|Broader (hypernym)||land site, site|
|Part meronym||golf course, links course|
English adverb: rough
|1.||rough with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')|
|Samples||He was pushed roughly aside.|
They treated him rough.
|2.||rough with rough motion as over a rough surface|
English verb: rough
|1.||rough (creation) prepare in preliminary or sketchy form|
|Synonyms||rough in, rough out|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|