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Definition 1: of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where coarse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • coarse meal
  • coarse sand
  • a coarse weave

Synonyms for coarse in the sense of this definition

(coarse is similar to ...) not having a fine texture

"coarse-grained wood" "large-grained sand"

(coarse is similar to ...) composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

"granular sugar" "the photographs were grainy and indistinct" "it left a mealy residue"

(coarse is similar to ...) made grainy or formed into granules

"granulated sugar"

(coarse is similar to ...) (of textures) resembling plush

(coarse is similar to ...) (of textures) full of small openings or gaps

"an open texture" "a loose weave"

(means also ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

(... are attributes of coarse) the feel of a surface or a fabric

"the wall had a smooth texture"

Definition 2: of low or inferior quality or value - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where coarse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • of what coarse metal ye are molded
  • produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population

Synonyms for coarse in the sense of this definition

(coarse is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

Definition 3: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where coarse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for coarse in the sense of this definition

(coarse is similar to ...) (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

"how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

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