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cross-grained

see definition of cross-grained
  • as inrough
  • as inwayward
  • as incrotchety
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Synonyms for cross-grained

adj uneven, irregular
  • bumpy
  • choppy
  • coarse
  • fuzzy
  • harsh
  • rocky
  • rugged
  • bearded
  • broken
  • chapped
  • disheveled
  • jagged
  • nappy
  • ridged
  • ruffled
  • sharp
  • tangled
  • tousled
  • wrinkled
  • asperous
  • brambly
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • cragged
  • craggy
  • cross-grained
  • hairy
  • knobby
  • knotty
  • nodular
  • not smooth
  • scabrous
  • scraggy
  • shaggy
  • stony
  • tufted
  • unequal
  • unfinished
  • unlevel
  • unshaven
  • unshorn
  • woolly
  • wrinkly

Antonyms for cross-grained

  • calm
  • courteous
  • easy
  • flat
  • gentle
  • mild
  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • soft
  • sophisticated
  • neat
  • ordered
  • unwrinkled
  • accurate
  • complete
  • definite
  • even
  • level
  • moderate
  • polished
  • precise
  • regular
  • temperate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to cross-grained

crotchety

adjective. irritable, often due to old age

rough

adjective. uneven, irregular

rougher

adjective. uneven, irregular

roughest

adjective. uneven, irregular

wayward

adjective. contrary, unmanageable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.