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They are defensive, uncouth, and destructive for the industry.

Because while calling a passerby “sexy” may be uncouth, it shouldn't be illegal.

The result is that it would be difficult, and somewhat uncouth, to criticize the president on policy grounds.

A child who masters the classics will stand apart from the uncouth boors on the school bus.

This obsession is socially uncouth, politically counterproductive and, too often, unwittingly revealing.

Sarkozy is known for running—television crews often film him, sweaty and uncouth, as he jogs in an NYPD t-shirt.

The roof and sides of this snug retreat were also entirely covered with the uncouth figures I have already described.

The wild, uncouth Caliban, the wonderful flights of Ariel—these are creations of the first order.

He inquired for her, creating some astonishment by his uncouth appearance and unsteady manner.

If there were something rude and uncouth in old Schiller, it was amply compensated by his noble spirit.

This was chanted lightly, airily, with a sweetness almost absurd, coming as it did from so uncouth a musician.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncouth, such as: awkward, barbaric, boorish, cheap, clownish, and coarse.

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