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rough–hewn

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adjective \-ˈhyün\

Simple Definition of rough–hewn

  • : having a rough and uneven surface

  • : not polite or educated

Full Definition of rough–hewn

  1. 1 :  being in a rough, unsmoothed, or unfinished state :  crudely formed <rough–hewn beams>

  2. 2 :  lacking refinement <he was rather attractive, in a rough–hewn kind of way — Jan Speas>


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