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See definition of coarse on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not fine, rude
  • adj.rough, unrefined

synonyms for coarse

  • bawdy
  • boorish
  • crass
  • crude
  • dirty
  • gruff
  • nasty
  • obscene
  • off-color
  • raw
  • ribald
  • rude
  • scatological
  • vulgar
  • base
  • blue
  • brutish
  • cheap
  • common
  • earthy
  • filthy
  • foul
  • foul-mouthed
  • gross
  • immodest
  • impolite
  • improper
  • impure
  • incult
  • indelicate
  • inelegant
  • loutish
  • low
  • lowbred
  • lowdown and dirty
  • mean
  • offensive
  • raffish
  • raunchy
  • rough
  • roughneck
  • smutty
  • tacky
  • uncivil
  • uncouth
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
  • unrefined
  • vulgarian
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antonyms for coarse

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  • chaste
  • clean
  • decent
  • happy
  • kind
  • moral
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • polished
  • polite
  • pure
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • upright
  • delicate
  • gentle
  • smooth
  • soft
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How to use coarse in a sentence

In Virginia, Afton Mountain Vineyards uses a machine that pulverizes glass to turn empty bottles from their tasting room into coarse sand, which is then used as mulch in the vineyard.
GO ‘GREEN’ WITH YOUR WINE: CHOOSE CANS OR BOXES, DRINK LOCAL AND CONSIDER FARMING PRACTICESDAVE MCINTYREAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Congressional politics has grown only more coarse since Boehner left in October 2015 after serving four years as speaker, ending his battle to maintain power as a couple dozen conservatives rebelled against his leadership.
IN NEW BOOK, JOHN BOEHNER SAYS TODAY’S GOP IS UNRECOGNIZABLE TO TRADITIONAL CONSERVATIVES AND DISHES ON HIS TIME IN POLITICSPAUL KANE, COLBY ITKOWITZ, AARON BLAKEAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This way of coarse-graining the quark quagmire to predict the behavior of hadrons “is similar to a weather forecast or meteorology,” Fodor explained.
‘LAST HOPE’ EXPERIMENT FINDS EVIDENCE FOR UNKNOWN PARTICLESNATALIE WOLCHOVERAPRIL 7, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
All those figures wanted to make politics as coarse and bitter as possible, and define Democrats as not just wrong but evil.
WHAT A SCORCHING JOHN BOEHNER BOOK EXCERPT SAYS ABOUT TODAY’S GOPPAUL WALDMANAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Technically speaking, “cornmeal” is the umbrella term for any type of “meal” made from grinding down dried corn, ranging in size from fine to coarse and coming from any variety or color of corn.
A GUIDE TO CORNMEAL, GRITS AND POLENTA — AND HOW TO KNOW WHEN TO USE THEMAARON HUTCHERSONMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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