rough draft

Definition of rough draft

  1. :  a first version of something (such as a document) that needs a lot of editing and rewriting I just completed a rough draft of my speech.

Word by Word Definitions

roughplay
  1. :  marked by inequalities, ridges, or projections on the surface :  coarse

    :  covered with or made up of coarse and often shaggy hair — compare smooth, wirehaired

    :  having a broken, uneven, or bumpy surface

  1. :  roughly

    :  without usual conveniences

    :  without proper shelter

  1. :  uneven ground covered with high grass, brush, and stones

    :  such ground bordering a golf fairway

    :  the rugged or disagreeable side or aspect

  1. :  roughen

    :  to subject to abuse :  manhandle, beat

    :  to subject to unnecessary and intentional violence in a sport

draftplay
  1. :  the act of drawing or pulling in a net

    :  haul

    :  the act or an instance of drinking or inhaling

  1. :  used or adapted for drawing loads

    :  being or having been ready to be drawn from a receptacle :  being or having been on draft

  1. :  to select for some purpose: such as

    :  to conscript for military service

    :  to select (a professional athlete) by draft


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