Definitions for coarsekɔrs, koʊrs
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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"
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom He knows himself but does not display himself He loves himself but does not hold himself in high esteem.
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.
My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
I wish he had chosen to say, quote, the 'N' word as opposed to saying the word, because I have been long on record that coarse language used in any context in the pubic square is not the best way to talk about these types of issues. The 'N' word has never had a positive meaning.
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
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- необработен, долнокачествен, грубBulgarian
- grollera, groller, basta, bruta, brut, bastCatalan, Valencian
- primitiv, grob, derbGerman
- grosero, rudo, burdo, rústico, bruto, tosco, crudoSpanish
- brut, vulgaire, bruteFrench
- נחותה, גס, נחות, גסהHebrew
- rozzo, rude, grezzo, grossolano, greggio, grossolanaItalian
- grof, ruwDutch
- grovNorwegian Nynorsk
- grosseiro, rude, grosseiraPortuguese
- aspru, grosieră, grosierRomanian
- вульгарный, необработанный, непристойный, черновой, низкокачественный, грубый, неприличный, похабный, крупныйRussian
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