rough (Meaning)

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rough (n)

the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

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rough (v)

prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

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rough (a)

having or caused by an irregular surface

of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

not shaped by cutting or trimming

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rough (s)

(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse

not quite exact or correct

full of hardship or trials

violently agitated and turbulent

unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

ready and able to resort to force or violence

not carefully or expertly made

not perfected

unpleasantly stern

unkind or cruel or uncivil

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rough (r)

with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')

with rough motion as over a rough surface

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rough (n.)

Having inequalities, small ridges, or points, on the surface; not smooth or plain; as, a rough board; a rough stone; rough cloth.

Not level; having a broken surface; uneven; -- said of a piece of land, or of a road.

Not polished; uncut; -- said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.

Tossed in waves; boisterous; high; -- said of a sea or other piece of water.

Marked by coarseness; shaggy; ragged; disordered; -- said of dress, appearance, or the like; as, a rough coat.

Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness, or polish.

Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper.

Marked by severity or violence; harsh; hard; as, rough measures or actions.

Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, voice, and the like; as, a rough tone; rough numbers.

Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.

Tempestuous; boisterous; stormy; as, rough weather; a rough day.

Hastily or carelessly done; wanting finish; incomplete; as, a rough estimate; a rough draught.

Produced offhand.

Boisterous weather.

A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.

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rough (adv.)

In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.

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rough (v. t.)

To render rough; to roughen.

To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.

To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.

rough Sentence Examples

  1. The rough terrain made hiking challenging, with jagged rocks and steep slopes.
  2. The rough-hewn logs used to build the cabin gave it a rustic charm.
  3. His voice was rough and gravelly, as if he had been smoking for years.
  4. The rough sea tossed and turned the small boat, making it difficult to stay afloat.
  5. The rough diamond needed to be cut and polished to reveal its true beauty.
  6. The rough draft of the novel was full of errors and inconsistencies.
  7. The rough treatment he received left him both physically and emotionally scarred.
  8. The rough-edged metal cut through the skin, leaving a deep wound.
  9. The rough texture of the sandpaper made it the perfect tool for removing old paint.
  10. The rough edges of the puzzle pieces made it difficult to fit them together.

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The rough terrain made hiking challenging, with jagged rocks and steep slopes.

The rough-hewn logs used to build the cabin gave it a rustic charm.

His voice was rough and gravelly, as if he had been smoking for years.

The rough sea tossed and turned the small boat, making it difficult to stay afloat.