Results for rough

Definitions of rough:

part of speech: noun

A low, coarse fellow; a crude or unfinished condition; as, diamonds in the rough.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Not smooth: uneven: uncut: unpolished: unfinished: boisterous: tempestuous: violent: harsh: severe: rude: coarse: disordered in appearance.

part of speech: verb transitive

To produce an uneven surface on; destroy the smoothness of; to shape or make imperfectly.

part of speech: adjective

Not smooth or plain; rugged; not wrought or polished; violently agitated, as the sea; harsh to the taste or ear; grating; rugged of temper; coarse in manners; crude; imperfect; hard- featured; hairy or shaggy.

part of speech: adjective

Having an uneven surface; rugged; not smooth or plain; as, a rough road; rough cloth; unpolished; as, a rough diamond; harsh to the ear; as, a rough sound; uncivil; harsh; as, rough treatment; violent; as, rough sports; stormy; as, rough weather; rocky; said of roads; crude; unfinished; as, a rough sketch.

part of speech: verb

To put up with things in a rough way, followed by it.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make rough: to break in a horse.

part of speech: noun

State of being coarse or unfinished, as articles in the rough.

part of speech: noun


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