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Synonyms for coarse
kɔrs, koʊrscoarse

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Wiktionary2.7 / 3 votes

  1. coarseadjective

    sharp, uncouth, gritty, hard, crass, inelegant, rough, rude, blunt, thick, obscene, unpolished, indelicate, vulgar


  2. coarseadjective

    Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.

    hard, rude, sharp, thick, inelegant, vulgar, unpolished, rough, uncouth, obscene, indelicate, blunt, gritty, crass


  3. coarseadjective

    Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;

    crass, obscene, rough, vulgar, blunt, rude, inelegant, uncouth, unpolished, sharp, gritty, hard, thick, indelicate


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coarse

    Bluff is a word of good meaning, as are frank and open. The bluff man talks and laughs loudly and freely, says and does whatever he pleases with fearless good nature, and with no thought of annoying or giving pain to others. The blunt man says things which he is perfectly aware are disagreeable, either from a defiant indifference to others' feelings, or from the pleasure of tormenting.

    abrupt, bluff, blunt, blustering, bold, brusk, discourteous, frank, impolite, inconsiderate, open, plain-spoken, rough, rude, uncivil, unmannerly

    bland, courteous, genial, polished, polite, refined, reserved, urbane

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coarse

    common, ordinary, indelicate, vulgar, gross, unrefined, immodest, rough, rude, unpolished

    fine, refined gentle, polished, delicate, choice

Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 4 votes

  1. coarse, harshadjective

    of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

    "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"

    rough-cut, vulgar, uncouth, abrasive, rough, common, harsh

    tight, pulverized, fine, close, superfine, small, powdered, powdery, superior, nongranular, refined, floury, fine-grained, dustlike, small-grained, close-grained, pulverised

  2. coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgaradjective

    lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

    "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

    usual, rough-cut, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, gross, roughhewn, plebeian, common, harsh

    superior, tight, dustlike, floury, powdery, nongranular, fine-grained, small, superfine, close, fine, close-grained, refined, pulverised, powdered, small-grained, pulverized

  3. coarse, commonadjective

    of low or inferior quality or value

    "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"

    usual, rough-cut, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, common, harsh

    floury, powdery, fine, small, pulverised, pulverized, fine-grained, dustlike, superior, refined, close, close-grained, nongranular, powdered, superfine, tight, small-grained

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unrefined

    the salt was unrefined

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coarseadjective

    of large size

  2. coarseadjective

    of large fibres or particles

  3. coarseadjective

    crude, rough, impure, unpurified

  4. coarseadjective

    gross, broad, indelicate, indecent, vulgar, not refined

  5. coarseadjective

    rude, unpolished, uncivil, impolite, gruff, bluff, bearish, brutal

  6. coarseadjective

    mean, vile, inelegant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coarseadjective

    crass, gross, unrefined, rude, unpolished, indelicate, ribald, homespun, vulgar, inelegant, unbolted, unpurified

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  1. Marc Morial:

    I wish he had chosen to say, quote, the 'N' word as opposed to saying the word, because I have been long on record that coarse language used in any context in the pubic square is not the best way to talk about these types of issues. The 'N' word has never had a positive meaning.

  2. Hannah More:

    My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.

  3. Cris Hazzard:

    For me, hiking Sahara Convertible Pants primarily function to protect my legs, whether from an overgrown trail, poison oak, ticks or coarse boulders I may have to climb over.

  4. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.

  5. Charlie Barton:

    That sort of coarse language has made people more critical of the political parties, what we've seen is a greater shift away from that sort of rhetoric.

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