rough-spoken

adjective

Definition of rough-spoken

: rough or crude in speech a rough-spoken old sailor

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First Known Use of rough-spoken

1633, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rough-spoken

rough entry 3 + spoken

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The first known use of rough-spoken was in 1633

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“Rough-spoken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rough-spoken. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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