Synonyms for (adjective) coarse

Synonyms: coarse, common, vulgar, uncouth, rough-cut

Definition: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Usage: he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind; behavior that branded him as common; an untutored and uncouth human being; an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy; appealing to the vulgar taste for violence; the vulgar display of the newly rich

Similar words: unrefined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

Usage: how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?


Synonyms: harsh, coarse

Definition: of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

Usage: coarse meal; coarse sand; a coarse weave

Similar words: coarse-grained, large-grained

Definition: not having a fine texture

Usage: coarse-grained wood; large-grained sand


Similar words: mealy, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, farinaceous, coarse-grained

Definition: composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

Usage: granular sugar; the photographs were grainy and indistinct; it left a mealy residue


Similar words: granulated

Definition: made grainy or formed into granules

Usage: granulated sugar


Similar words: plush-like, plushy

Definition: (of textures) resembling plush


Similar words: open, loose

Definition: (of textures) full of small openings or gaps

Usage: an open texture; a loose weave


Synonyms: coarse, common

Definition: of low or inferior quality or value

Usage: of what coarse metal ye are molded- Shakespeare; produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of low or inferior quality