Definition of coarse
- of what coarse metal ye are molded
- coarse sand
- coarse cloth
- a coarse saw with large teeth
- filled in the details of the rather coarse preliminary report
- coarse fishing
The dog has a thick, coarse coat.
The fabric varies in texture from coarse to fine.
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: made up of large pieces : not fine
: having a rough quality
: rude or offensive
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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