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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rough; made up of rather large particles. Also: not polite or refined.

Usage examples (36)
  • The sand was very coarse on that famous beach.
  • He had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
  • coarse language
  • Of what coarse metal ye are molded for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "coarse" is "course" which is a way, path or channel.
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