What does scabrous mean?

Definitions for scabrousˈskæb rəs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scaly, scurfy(adj)

    rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf

  2. scabrous(adj)

    dealing with salacious or indecent material

    "a scabrous novel"


  1. scabrous(Adjective)

    covered with scales or scabs, or otherwise extremely rough

    After the incident with the gasoline, Noel's burnt arm remained scabrous, and was susceptible to infections.

  2. scabrous(Adjective)

    having indecent sexual content or connotation, rough

    The novel was a flagrantly scabrous bodice-ripper, and Rachael was ashamed to read it in public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scabrous(adj)

    rough to the touch, like a file; having small raised dots, scales, or points; scabby; scurfy; scaly

  2. Scabrous(adj)

    fig.: Harsh; unmusical

  3. Origin: [L. scabrosus, fr. scaber rough: cf. F. scabreux.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scabrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scabrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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