Definition of scabrous
2 : rough to the touch: such asa : having small raised dots, scales, or points a scabrous leafb : covered with raised, roughened, or unwholesome patches scabrous paint scabrous skin
Examples of scabrous in a Sentence
a movie with scabrous humor
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Excremental flourishes notwithstanding, that gloriously scabrous picture also kick-started the careers of its director and stars, most of whom are back to illustrate the consequences of a misspent youth.
But there are also many passages of scabrous cruelty and sexuality.
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Synonym Discussion of scabrous
SCABROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scabrous for English Language Learners
: having a rough surface
: referring to sex in a rude or shocking way
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