rough-spoken


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rough-spoken

adj
rude or uncouth in speech; blunt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rough-spoken - rude or uncouth in speech
unrefined - (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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rough-spoken

[ˈrʌfˈspəʊkən] ADJmalhablado

rough-spoken

[ˌrʌfˈspəʊkn] adjsboccato/a
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At the same time, it is fun to read as the story is often told by describing the activities of the main players that include such colorful personalities as Joe Mach, a "tough, rough-spoken Tulsa petroleum engineer, complete with cowboy boots and cigar" (p.
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