Definitions for coarsekɔrs, koʊrs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
coarsekɔrs, koʊrs(adj.)coars•er, coars•est.
composed of relatively large parts or particles:
lacking in fineness or delicacy of texture, structure, etc.:
lacking refinement; unpolished:
(of metals) unrefined.
(of a metal file) having the maximum commercial grade of coarseness.
Origin of coarse:
1550–60; earlier cors(e), course, cowarce
of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
"coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar(adj)
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
"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"
of low or inferior quality or value
"of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the sheep's coarse wool; a coarse texture
offensive; = vulgar
Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
Origin: cors (adjectival use of cours)
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; as, coarse sand; coarse thread; coarse cloth; coarse bread
not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate; as, coarse manners; coarse language
Translations for coarse
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
rough in texture or to touch; not fine
This coat is made of coarse material.
- ru, grofAfrikaans
- grosseiroPortuguese (BR)
- hrubý, drsnýCzech
- τραχύς, σκληρόςGreek
- áspero, gruesoSpanish
- jämedakoeline, kareEstonian
- grub, hrapavCroatian
- grezzo; ruvidoItalian
- raupjš; neapstrādātsLatvian
- زيږ: ټيټ كيفيت والا: هغه چه غوره نه وى: بې ادبهPashto
- 粗糙的Chinese (Trad.)
- موٹا ، کھردراUrdu
- 粗糙的Chinese (Simp.)
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