What does coarse mean?

Definitions for coarsekɔrs, koʊrs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word coarse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coarse, harsh(adj)

    of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

    "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"

  2. 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"

  3. coarse, common(adj)

    of low or inferior quality or value

    "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"

Wiktionary

  1. coarse(Adjective)

    Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.

  2. coarse(Adjective)

    Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;

  3. Origin: cors (adjectival use of cours)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coarse

    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

  2. Coarse

    not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate; as, coarse manners; coarse language

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coarse

    kōrs, adj. rough: rude: uncivil: vulgar: harsh: gross.—adj. Coarse′-grained, coarse in the grain, as wood: (fig.) inelegant, gross.—adv. Coarse′ly.—v.t. Coars′en, to make coarse.—n. Coarse′ness.—adj. Coars′ish, somewhat coarse. [From phrase 'in course,' hence ordinary.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coarse in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coarse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of coarse

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