coarsely


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.coarsely - in coarse pieces; "the surfaces were coarsely granular"
finely - in tiny pieces; "the surfaces were finely granular"
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Translations
بِفَظاظَه، بِخُشونَه
hrubě
groft
ruddalega
kabacaterbiyesizce

coarsely

[ˈkɔːslɪ] ADV
1. (= crudely) [made] → toscamente
2. (= vulgarly) [laugh, say] → groseramente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

coarsely

[ˈkɔːrsli] adv
[chop, grate, grind] → grossièrement
[speak, behave] → vulgairement; [laugh] → grassement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

coarsely

adv
(= in large pieces) chop, grate, grindgrob; coarsely woven clothgrob gewobener Stoff
(= uncouthly) laugh, joke, speakderb; behaveungehobelt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

coarsely

[ˈkɔːslɪ] adv (ground, woven) → grossolanamente; (laugh, say) → volgarmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
The foreman rose--a tall, bearded man of sixty, coarsely clad.
His advice was given as coarsely as usual, and very positively at the same time.
My mouthpiece--is of the people: too coarsely and cordially do I talk for Angora rabbits.
We were troubled a little at dinner today by the conduct of an American, who talked very loudly and coarsely and laughed boisterously where all others were so quiet and well behaved.
Chambers was strong beyond his years, and a good fighter; strong because he was coarsely fed and hard worked about the house, and a good fighter because Tom furnished him plenty of practice-- on white boys whom he hated and was afraid of.
And indeed bad as his clothes were and coarsely as he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who sailed before the mast, but seemed like a mate or skipper accustomed to be obeyed or to strike.
Coarsely followed, it would have merited a name grown somewhat unfamiliar to our ears.
He looked round him, and saw on the mantel-shelf, just below an enormous crucifix, coarsely painted in fresco on the wall, a rat of enormous size engaged in nibbling a piece of dry bread, but fixing all the time, an intelligent and inquiring look upon the new occupant of the cell.
You did not speak coarsely to me--the manner in which you gave me money was not an insult."
She discovered on the toilet-table a coarsely caricatured portrait of Mrs.
"What right have you to ask?" he retorted, coarsely.
"Why, then, do you introduce scientific questions if you have never studied them?" asked the unknown somewhat coarsely.