Simple Definition of roughen
: to become rough or cause (something) to become rough
Examples of roughen in a sentence
Roughen the surface with a file before you apply the glue.
Her hands were roughened by years of hard work.
Age caused his skin to roughen.
First Known Use of roughen
ROUGHEN Defined for Kids
Definition of roughen for Students
: to make or become rough
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