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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgaradjective

    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. uncouthadjective

    Unfamiliar, strange, foreign.

    Etymology: uncuþ; .

  2. uncouthadjective

    Clumsy, awkward.

    Etymology: uncuþ; .

  3. uncouthadjective

    Unrefined, crude.

    Etymology: uncuþ; .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncouthadjective


  2. Uncouthadjective

    uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant

  3. Uncouthadjective

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncouth

    un-kōōth′, adj. awkward, ungraceful, esp. in manners or language, grotesque, odd.—adv. Uncouth′ly.—n. Uncouth′ness. [A.S. uncúdhun-, not, cúdh, gecúdh, known—cunnan, to know.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncouth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncouth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • فَظُّArabic
  • fremd, fremdartig, sonderbar, grobschlächtig, tumb, tölpelhaft, schwerfälligGerman
  • άξεστοςGreek
  • toscoSpanish
  • kömpelö, outo, tökerö, karkeaFinnish
  • rustreFrench
  • gràisgeilScottish Gaelic
  • csiszolatlan, faragatlanHungarian
  • բռիArmenian
  • grossolano, rozzo, grezzo, goffo, stranoItalian
  • inerat Vitellio simplicitasLatin
  • mohoao, tūhourangi, mohowaoMāori
  • underlig, ukultivert, keitete, klosseteNorwegian
  • необычный, неотёсанный, грубый, неповоротливый, неловкий, неуклюжийRussian
  • ofin, ohyfsadSwedish
  • ומבאַפלעקטYiddish

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. flub
    • B. exacerbate
    • C. aberrate
    • D. fluster

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