- (UK) enPR: kô(r)s, IPA: /kɔː(ɹ)s/, X-SAMPA: /kO:(r)s/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)s
- (US) enPR: kô(r)s, IPA: /kɔː(ɹ)s/, /koʊɹs/, X-SAMPA: /KO:(r)s/, koUrs/
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)s, -oʊɹs
- Homophone: course
- Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
- Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
- coarse manners
- coarse language
- Nouns to which "coarse" is often applied: language, particle, grain, graining, sand, powder, gravel, grit, salt, gold, thread, hair, cloth, grid, aggregate, texture, grass, fish, angling, fishing.
- (of inferior quality): thick, rough, sharp, hard
- (not refined): rough, rude, uncouth, blunt, unpolished, inelegant, indelicate, vulgar, gritty, obscene, crass
- (of inferior quality): fine
of inferior quality
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Translations to be checked
- coarse in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- coarse in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- coarse at OneLook Dictionary Search