English adjective: coarse
|1.||coarse of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles|
A coarse weave.
|Similar||coarse-grained, coarse-grained, farinaceous, grainy, granular, granulated, granulose, gritty, large-grained, loose, mealy, open, plush-like, plushy|
|See also||rough, unsmooth|
|2.||coarse lacking refinement or cultivation or taste|
|Samples||He had coarse manners but a first-rate mind.|
Behavior that branded him as common.
An untutored and uncouth human being.
An uncouth soldier--a real tough guy.
Appealing to the vulgar taste for violence.
The vulgar display of the newly rich.
|Synonyms||common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar|
|3.||coarse of low or inferior quality or value|
|Samples||Of what coarse metal ye are molded.|
Produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population.