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coarse

 (kôrs)
adj. coars·er, coars·est
1. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
2.
a. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
b. Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
3. Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
4. Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.

[Middle English cors, probably from course, custom; see course.]

coarse′ly adv.
coarse′ness n.

coarse

(kɔːs)
adj
1. rough in texture, structure, etc; not fine: coarse sand.
2. lacking refinement or taste; indelicate; vulgar: coarse jokes.
3. of inferior quality; not pure or choice
4. (Metallurgy) (of a metal) not refined
5. (Mechanical Engineering) (of a screw) having widely spaced threads
[C14: of unknown origin]
ˈcoarsely adv
ˈcoarseness n

coarse

(kɔrs, koʊrs)

adj. coars•er, coars•est.
1. composed of relatively large parts or particles: coarse sand.
2. lacking in fineness or delicacy of texture, structure, etc.: coarse fabric.
3. harsh; grating.
4. lacking refinement; unpolished: coarse manners.
5. vulgar; obscene: coarse language.
6. (of metals) unrefined.
7. (of a metal file) having the maximum commercial grade of coarseness.
[1550–60; earlier cors(e), course, cowarce]
coarse′ly, adv.
coarse′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coarse - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
2.coarse - lacking refinement or cultivation or tastecoarse - 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"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
3.coarse - of low or inferior quality or value; "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"
inferior - of low or inferior quality

coarse

adjective
1. rough, crude, unfinished, homespun, impure, unrefined, rough-hewn, unprocessed, unpolished, coarse-grained, unpurified He wore a shepherd's tunic of coarse cloth. a tablespoon of coarse sea salt
rough soft, polished, smooth, refined, purified, fine-grained
2. vulgar, offensive, rude, indecent, improper, raunchy (slang), earthy, foul-mouthed, bawdy, impure, smutty, impolite, ribald, immodest, indelicate He has a very coarse sense of humour.
3. loutish, rough, brutish, boorish, uncivil They don't know how to behave, and are coarse and insulting.
loutish fine, cultured, polished, sophisticated, proper, pleasant, refined, polite, civilized, genteel, urbane, well-bred, inoffensive, well-mannered

coarse

adjective
2. Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
3. Consisting of or covered with large particles:
4. Having a surface that is not smooth:
Translations
خَشِن، فَظ، بَذيءسَميكفَظّ
hrubýsprostýsurovýdrsný
grov
karkea
גסגסהנחותה
grub
durva
grófurklúr; ruddalegur
きめの粗い粗い
거친
grubiaigrubumaspadaryti grubųpadaryti šiurkštųpasidaryti grubiam
neapstrādātspiedauzīgsraupjšrupjšvulgārs
grosiergrosiera
grobraskav
grov
อย่างหยาบ
kabaterbiyesiz
thô

coarse

[kɔːs]
A. ADJ (coarser (compar) (coarsest (superl)))
1. (= rough) [texture] → basto, áspero; [sand] → grueso; [skin] → áspero
2. (= badly made) → burdo, tosco
3. (= vulgar) [character, laugh, remark] → ordinario, tosco; [joke] → verde
B. CPD coarse fishing Npesca f de agua dulce (excluyendo salmón y trucha)

coarse

[ˈkɔːrs] adj
(= not fine) [cloth] → grossier/ière; [skin] → épais(se); [hair] → dru(e); [sand, salt] → gros(se); [grass] → dru(e)
The bag was made of coarse cloth → Le sac était fait d'un tissu grossier.
[language, remark] → grossier/ière
coarse language → langage m grossier
[person] (= vulgar) → vulgairecoarse fishing npêche f à la ligne

coarse

adj (+er)
(= not delicate, in texture) → grob; sand, sugar alsogrobkörnig; features alsoderb; coarse sandpapergrobes Schmirgelpapier
(= uncouth)gewöhnlich; person, manners alsogrob, ungehobelt, ungeschliffen; laughderb; jokederb, unanständig
(= common) foodderb, einfach; coarse red wineeinfacher (Land)rotwein

coarse

:
coarse fish
nSüßwasserfisch m (mit Ausnahme aller Lachs- und Forellenarten)
coarse fishing
nAngeln ntvon Süßwasserfischen
coarse-grained
adjgrobfaserig; coarse fibregrobe Faser; coarse paperungeleimtes Papier, Zeitungspapier nt

coarse

[kɔːs] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (texture, skin, material) → ruvido/a; (salt, sand) → grosso/a; (sandpaper) → a grana grossa; (vulgar, character, laugh, remark) → volgare

coarse

(koːs) adjective
1. rough in texture or to touch; not fine. This coat is made of coarse material.
2. rude, vulgar or unrefined. coarse jokes.
ˈcoarsely adverb
ˈcoarseness noun
ˈcoarsen verb
to (cause to) become coarse. The laundry-work coarsened her hands.

coarse

فَظّ hrubý grov grob τραχύς basto, tosco karkea grossier grub grezzo きめの粗い 거친 grof grov szorstki grosseiro грубый grov อย่างหยาบ kaba thô 粗糙的

coarse

a. grueso-a; rudo-a, tosco-a, burdo-a, ordinario-a.
References in classic literature ?
Their yearly clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts, one pair of linen trousers, like the shirts, one jacket, one pair of trousers for winter, made of coarse negro cloth, one pair of stockings, and one pair of shoes; the whole of which could not have cost more than seven dollars.
They and the women, as a rule, wore a coarse tow-linen robe that came well below the knee, and a rude sort of sandal, and many wore an iron collar.
You didn't ever wear ear-rings," he said, taking hold of her small ear with his coarse fingers.
Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim's complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.
Nothing but coarse gold for you-all, that's your way, not getting half of it out of the ground and losing into the tailings half of what you-all do get.
This I will proceed to describe; but as you may think the description a little too coarse, I ask you to suppose, Socrates, that the words which follow are not mine.
The door opened, and a dim light reached Dantes' eyes through the coarse sack that covered him; he saw two shadows approach his bed, a third remaining at the door with a torch in its hand.
There are, we may be glad, few coarse lines in Spenser, but he is artificial.
Beside it is written, in very rough and coarse characters, 'The sign of the four,--Jonathan Small, Mahomet Singh, Abdullah Khan, Dost Akbar.
I have nothing to make me miserable," she said, getting calmer; "but can you understand that everything has become hateful, loathsome, coarse to me, and I myself most of all?
Upon opening my eyes then, and coming out of my own pleasant and self-created darkness into the imposed and coarse outer gloom of the unilluminated twelve-o'clock-at-night, I experienced a disagreeable revulsion.
I ask you, gentlemen, listen sometimes to the moans of an educated man of the nineteenth century suffering from toothache, on the second or third day of the attack, when he is beginning to moan, not as he moaned on the first day, that is, not simply because he has toothache, not just as any coarse peasant, but as a man affected by progress and European civilisation, a man who is "divorced from the soil and the national elements," as they express it now-a-days.