Coarse

Definition of Coarse

Pronunciation: kōrs
a.1.
1.Large in bulk, or composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture; gross; thick; rough; - opposed to fine; as, coarse sand; coarse thread; coarse cloth; coarse bread.
2.Not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate; as, coarse manners; coarse language.
I feel
Of what coarse metal ye are molded.
- Shak.
To copy, in my coarse English, his beautiful expressions.
- Dryden.

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