Meaning of 'coarse'

Find the meaning of the word ‘coarse’

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Meaning of ‘coarse’

3 definitions found.



lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Example: "They had coarse manners but a first-rate mind."

Synonyms: common


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

Example: "coarse meal"

Synonyms: harsh


of low or inferior quality or value

Example: "of what coarse metal ye are molded- Shakespeare"

Synonyms: common

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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