Definitions for uncouthʌnˈkuθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. lacking manners or grace; clumsy; oafish.

  2. rude, uncivil, or boorish:

    uncouth language.


  3. strange and ungraceful in appearance or form.

Origin of uncouth:

bef. 900; ME: unfamiliar, unknown; OE uncūth=un-un-1+cūth known, c. OHG chund, ON kunnr; orig. ptp. of can1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. uncouth(Adjective)

    Unfamiliar, strange, foreign.

  2. uncouth(Adjective)

    Clumsy, awkward.

  3. uncouth(Adjective)

    Unrefined, crude.

  4. Origin: uncuþ; .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncouth(adj)


  2. Uncouth(adj)

    uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant

  3. Uncouth(adj)

    unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners


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