coarse

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

cors (adjectival use of cours)

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AdjectiveEdit

coarse (comparative coarser, superlative coarsest)

  1. Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
  2. Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
    coarse manners
    coarse language

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

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  • (of inferior quality): fine

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