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Related / Similar Words: rough in, rough out, pugnacious, grating, gravel, gravelly, rasping, raspy, boisterous, fierce, uncut, rocky, approximate, approximative, harsh, crude, unsmooth, roughly

 

Definition:
  • the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short;
  • prepare in preliminary or sketchy form;
  • ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men";
  • unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice";
  • violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas";
  • not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones";
  • full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time";
  • not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o''clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate";
  • unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous";
  • not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches";
  • (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners";
  • not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry";
  • having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "a rough ride"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"; "unsmooth writing";
  • of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped;
  • with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough";
  • with roughness or violence (`rough'' is an informal variant for `roughly''); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough";

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    See Also: coarse, irregular, nonslippery, uneven, unironed, wrinkled, unpolished, simple, unsubdivided, compound

     

    Pertainyms: unsmooth, pugnacious

     

    Part Meronyms: golf course, golf links, links

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 粗魯   Dutch: ruw  
    Finnish: rosoinen   French: rude  
    German: rauh   Hungarian: durva  
    Ido: aspera   Italian: ruvido  
    Japanese: でこぼこ   Korean: 거친  
    Portuguese: áspero   Romanian: dur  
    Russian: шероховатый   Spanish: áspero  
    Swedish: ojämn   Telugu: గరుకు  
     
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