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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Crude in taste, manners or language.

Usage examples (38)
  • The speech was coarsely spoken so no one paid attention to it.
  • The surfaces were coarsely granular
  • Adjective, : The beach had rough, coarse sand. ,The stiff, coarse fabric irritated her skin. ,He had coarse manners but an absolutely first-rate mind....
  • There was a great deal of truth in what Charles said the other day, although he said it coarsely, which is not usual with him; but he felt the subject, and for more
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